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