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Seoul seeks IMO’s involvement in dispute over Fukushima radioactive water

Moon Seong-hyeok

South Korea has asked the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to explore ways to cooperate with the UN nuclear watchdog to ensure safety in Japan’s planned release of wastewater. South Korea’s Oceans and Fisheries Minister, Moon Seong-hyeok Oceans Minister Moon Seong-hyeok made the request in a letter sent to Lim Ki-tack, secretary general of the UN organisation, calling Tokyo’s decision to ...

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S. Korea gives condition for Japan’s release of radioactive water into sea

Chung Eui-yong

South Korea would not object to Japan’s plan to release radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea as long as the action met International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) standards, an official said. Korea’s Foreign Minister, Chung Eui-yong Korea’s Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong made the remarks on Monday, April 19, 2021 during a parliamentary interpellation session in ...

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Korea to participate in IAEA efforts on safety over Fukushima water release

Yoshihide Suga

South Korea will take active part in efforts by the UN nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to verify safety related to Japan’s release of radioactive water into the sea, an official said Thursday, April 15, 2021. Yoshihide Suga, Prime Minister of japan Japan announced earlier this week it would start disposing of more than 1.2 million tonnes of ...

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Japan to dump radioactive Fukushima water into sea in spite of opposition

Yoshihide Suga

Japan has decided it will start releasing radioactive water accumulated at the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea after treatment, in spite of the local opposition and concerns from neighbouring countries. Yoshihide Suga, Prime Minister of japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s cabinet made the decision on the morning of Tuesday, April 13, 2021, which comes a decade after the ...

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Radioactive water leaks at New York plant

nuclear-plant

Radioactive water overflowed into groundwater at the Indian Point nuclear facility in New York on Saturday, resulting in increased radioactivity at the site. The contamination did not go offsite and doesn’t pose a threat to the public. Indian Point is located about 35 miles north of New York City and has been under more scrutiny from Governor Andrew Cuomo for ...

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