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Water treatment at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

2019-09-06T08:56:03.087Z

The South Korean government is seriously concerned about the IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency on the treatment of water containing radioactive materials at the Fukushima Daiichi NPS ...



Water treatment at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan announced that the South Korean government has announced serious concerns to the IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency on the treatment of water containing radioactive materials at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. It was very regrettable because it was not based on scientific grounds. "

At TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, water containing radioactive materials such as tritium continues to increase, and if this is the case, the storage tank will fill up around the summer of 2022, three years later. Is being considered.

Under these circumstances, Korea ’s Ministry of Science, Technology, Information and Communication announced on the 5th that it had sent a letter to IAEA, and conveyed serious concerns about the environmental impact of the release of water containing tritium into the sea. Called for a more active role.

On the other hand, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the morning of the 6th, said the director of the International Atomic Energy Cooperation Office called the Deputy Director of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Korean Embassy in Tokyo, “It is very regrettable, not based on scientific grounds. Can cause bad reputational damage, "he protested.

Source: nhk

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