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Japan Battles Backlash After Releasing Wastewater From Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant 

Japan Battles Backlash After Releasing Wastewater From Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant 

By Thisanka Siripala
The release of treated but still radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean has exacerbated tensions with neighboring countries.

The Release of Fukushima Wastewater Will Symbolically Hurt Japan

The Release of Fukushima Wastewater Will Symbolically Hurt Japan

By Maxime Polleri
The release – and the fierce protests it engendered – is stoking anxiety, mistrust, and even geopolitical tensions.
Fukushima Nuclear Plant to Start Releasing Treated Radioactive Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean

Fukushima Nuclear Plant to Start Releasing Treated Radioactive Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean

By Mari Yamaguchi
The release of treated but still radioactive water could start as early as Thursday, despite opposition at home and abroad.

Hong Kong Will Ban More Products From Japan If Treated Wastewater Is Discharged, Leader Says

Hong Kong Will Ban More Products From Japan If Treated Wastewater Is Discharged, Leader Says

By Kanis Leung
Chief Executive John Lee said in a press briefing that his government would err on the side of caution amid the unprecedented planned release of wastewater from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant.

South Korea Endorses Japan’s Plan to Release Fukushima Wastewater, But Citizens’ Fears Persist

South Korea Endorses Japan’s Plan to Release Fukushima Wastewater, But Citizens’ Fears Persist

By Kim Tong-hyung
South Korean government officials and scientists insist that contamination levels would be within acceptable safety standards. The public isn’t convinced.

IAEA Chief Visits Fukushima Before Radioactive Water Is Released

IAEA Chief Visits Fukushima Before Radioactive Water Is Released

By Mari Yamaguchi
The Japanese government has been trying to gain credibility for the water release, which still faces persistent opposition in and outside Japan.

Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Edges Closer to Discharging Treated Wastewater Into Pacific

Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Edges Closer to Discharging Treated Wastewater Into Pacific

By Thisanka Siripala
The controversial release of treated wastewater from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is moving forward despite opposition. 
Regulators Begin Final Safety Inspection Before Treated Fukushima Wastewater Is Released Into Sea

Regulators Begin Final Safety Inspection Before Treated Fukushima Wastewater Is Released Into Sea

By Mari Yamaguchi
Japan’s plan to release the radioactive wastewater has drawn fierce opposition from local fishing groups, as well as neighboring South Korea, China, and some Pacific Island nations.

Fukushima 12 Years After the Nuclear Accident

Fukushima 12 Years After the Nuclear Accident

By Thisanka Siripala
While radiation levels return to normal in towns around the accident epicenter, revitalization is weighed down by accumulating piles of contaminated soil.

Japan Eyes Delay of Fukushima Plant Water Release

Japan Eyes Delay of Fukushima Plant Water Release

By Mari Yamaguchi
The plan to released treated radioactive wastewater has been fiercely opposed by local residents and Japan's neighbors, including China and South Korea.

Fukushima: Depoliticizing the Release of Treated Water into the Ocean

Fukushima: Depoliticizing the Release of Treated Water into the Ocean

By AKIYAMA Nobumasa
It’s time to take the politics out of Fukushima.
The International Brouhaha Over Fukushima Treated Water

The International Brouhaha Over Fukushima Treated Water

By SUZUKI Kazuto
The criticisms from China and South Korea are missing some crucial points.

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