Japan regulator approves release of treated Fukushima water

福島第一原発の処理水 規制委が海洋放出計画に「問題なし」

CNA -- Jul 22
Japan's nuclear regulator on Friday (Jul 22) formally approved a plan to release more than a million tonnes of treated water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean.

The plan has already been adopted by the government and endorsed by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), but plant operator TEPCO must still win over local communities before going ahead.

The country's Nuclear Regulation Authority approved TEPCO's plan, according to a foreign ministry statement, which said the government would ensure the safety of the treated water as well as the "reliability and transparency of its handling".

Each day, the site produces 140 cubic metres of contaminated water - a combination of groundwater, seawater and rainwater that seeps into the area, and water used for cooling. ...continue reading

Jul 22 (ANNnewsCH) - 原子力規制委員会は、福島第一原発のアルプス処理水を薄めて海に放出する計画について、安全性に問題はないとする審査書を正式決定しました。  ...continue reading

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