Science | Officials debate what to do with water from Fukushima disaster
by Julie Borg
Posted 10/29/20, 01:36 pm
Following an outcry from local fisheries and farmers, Japan walked back plans to release more than 1 million tons of treated radioactive water into the sea.
A massive earthquake generated a tsunami in 2011 that hit the Fukushima Daiichi plant in northern Japan. The resulting triple core meltdown was the second-worst accident in the history of nuclear power.