777,000 Tons of Radioactive Waste to Be Dumped in Pacific

Approximately 580 barrels of radioactive water is to be released into the Pacific Ocean, according to the head of the company responsible for the Fukushima clean-up operation. Residents are displeased with the plan to release 777,000 tons of tainted water, from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant, into the sea. The water is a radioactive from of hydrogen, called tritium – which was used to cool the nuclear plant’s damaged reactors. the local fishermen are against the proposed ocean release, fearing that the negative publicity will affect their livelihoods.

— source telesurtv.net


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