Japan to dump radioactive water into the Pacific

Posted on: Wed 11 Nov 2020

The Japanese government recently announced plans to release more than 1 million tonnes of radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean. The move has sparked global outrage.

To discuss this issue, Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke Tilman Ruff, founding chair of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, and a member of the Medical Association for Prevention of War.

Japan plans to dump a million tonnes of radioactive water into the Pacific. But Australia has nuclear waste problems, too

Produced by Des Lawrence

Image: IAEA Imagebank


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