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Why is Japan going to dump radioactive water from Fukushima nuclear plant in the sea? What are the risks and is there an alternative?

Japan’s decision on Tuesday to release treated radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea was met with fierce opposition from its neighbours, including China, as well as the local fishing industry. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said ocean release was the most realistic option for Fukushima’s recovery, a decade after a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered a nuclear meltdown in March 2011. Here we examine some of the biggest questions raised by the decision.What…


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