IAEA backs release of Fukushima water into sea

Most of the radioactive isotopes have been filtered out, but one – tritium, which has long half-life – remains By AT CONTRIBUTOR - FEBRUARY 27, 2020 The world’s nuclear watchdog gave its backing Thursday to Japanese plans to release contaminated water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean. Japan has around a million tonnes … Continue reading IAEA backs release of Fukushima water into sea

TEPCO says new leak has spilt 20,000 litres of radioactive coolant at the stricken Fukushima Nuclear Plant: It is now almost 7 years since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared everything is “under control,”

Friday, 17 January 2020 Radiation-contaminated debris and soil are stockpiled for disposal near the Tokyo Electric Power Company's embattled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. (Photo: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images) Tokyo Electric Power Company says coolant has seeped out from an underground frozen soil wall built around its crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The frozen … Continue reading TEPCO says new leak has spilt 20,000 litres of radioactive coolant at the stricken Fukushima Nuclear Plant: It is now almost 7 years since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared everything is “under control,”