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Japan Decides to Release Contaminated Water to Sea

Japan Decides to Release Contaminated Water to Sea

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Japan has reportedly decided to release 1.2 million tons of contaminated water currently stored at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant into the sea, despite protests from South Korea. Greenpeace, an environmental non-governmental organization, reported that the final report submitted on Monday by the expert sub-committee on contaminated water at [...]

Japan to Release Contaminated Water to Open Sea and Air Despite Opposition from S. Korea

Japan to Release Contaminated Water to Open Sea and Air Despite Opposition from S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Japanese government has made a de facto decision to release contaminated water from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant despite strong opposition from South Korea. Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry held an expert subcommittee session on Monday and announced plans to release the contaminated waters in two ways. [...]

Japanese Report Confirms Hazardous Radioactive Materials Contained in Contaminated Fukushima Water

Japanese Report Confirms Hazardous Radioactive Materials Contained in Contaminated Fukushima Water

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — As Japan seeks to release contaminated water from its disabled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean, South Korean media revealed that the tainted water contains hazardous radioactive materials. KBS News reported on Thursday that a report submitted by the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) to the Japanese [...]

S. Korea Calls for Int’l Cooperation on Japan’s Fukushima Water Discharge Plan

S. Korea Calls for Int’l Cooperation on Japan’s Fukushima Water Discharge Plan

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Thursday called for international cooperation to respond to a possible move by Japan to discharge contaminated water from its crippled Fukushima power plant into the Pacific Ocean. In a press conference held in Seoul, Choi Won-ho, the head of the Ministry of Science and ICT’s big [...]