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Building begins at Fukushima plant for water launch

FILE - This aerial photo shows Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, north of Tokyo, on Feb. 13, 2021. The construction of facilities needed for a planned release of treated radioactive wastewater into the sea nex

TOKYO — The development of services wanted for a deliberate launch of handled radioactive wastewater into the ocean subsequent yr from the broken Fukushima nuclear energy plant started Thursday regardless of opposition from the native fishing neighborhood. Plant employees began building of a pipeline to move the wastewater from hillside storage tanks to a coastal…

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Japan OKs preparation step for Fukushima plant water launch

FILE - This photo shows tanks (in gray, beige and blue) storeing water that was treated but is still radioactive after it was used to cool down spent fuel at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern

TOKYO — Japan’s nuclear regulator on Friday accepted particulars of a deliberate launch of handled radioactive wastewater from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear energy plant into the ocean subsequent yr. The approval by the Nuclear Regulation Authority will allow Tokyo Electrical Energy Co. to start out constructing needed amenities forward of the discharge. It got here…

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