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Few years after water disposal Japan will force countries that refuse to take their products from that area including fishes to go to WTO.

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Greenpeace reporting that the water contains the radioactive isotope carbon-14 which has a half life of 5,370 years. The Japanese govt and Tepco are lying again, it seems.

https://www.greenpeace.org/japan/nature/press-release/2020/10/23/45775/

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A more objective look at the issue:

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/10/24/asia/japan-fukushima-waste-ocean-intl-scli/index.html

Claire Corkhill, reader in nuclear materials at the UK's University of Sheffield, who was not associated with the study, told CNN that tritium has been released into the sea in countries around the world and on numerous occasions, and the procedure has a "low impact on organisms."

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Terrible and shameful hypocrite, as they ignore or remain silent over their home Korean nuclear power plants keeping releasing much larger amount of used water into the Sea of Japan.

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Greenpeace reporting that the water contains the radioactive isotope carbon-14 which has a half life of 5,370 years. The Japanese govt and Tepco are lying again, it seems.

Does the Greenpeace report on C-14 not come from data published by TEPCO? This is a link in the Greenpeace article you linked to:

https://www4.tepco.co.jp/en/decommission/progress/watertreatment/images/200827.pdf

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Nothing new from SK, it's not "save our sea" it's "let's bash Japan". BTW "our" sea? Do they want to rename the whole Pacific into East Sea?

Concerning the water, it is a common practice around the world to do exactly that since it is harmless: Neutral report, posted a couple of times already: https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=&sl=de&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww1.wdr.de%2Fwissen%2Ftechnik%2Ffukushima-radioaktives-wasser-meer-100.html

It's "Dangerous especially for the image", as the articles explains and SK hits exactly there, of course with some enviromental activists as expected. Overall the procedure is safe and done by numerous plants around the world on a regular basis. Those plants wouldn't do it if it wasn't safe now would they?

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Putting the release of water from Fukushima into perspective, consider the many tons of DDT dumped into the ocean off the coast near Los Angeles.

https://www.latimes.com/projects/la-coast-ddt-dumping-ground/?campaign_id=49&emc=edit_ca_20201026&instance_id=23491&nl=california-today&regi_id=49359514&segment_id=42287&te=1&user_id=9c748ac6c3d1ed95a04f0beb1d0eb89b

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I too am wary of the whole situation, but you gotta know with Korea they just are using it as a way to slander Japan internationally.

Koreas national pastime and most important event (seemingly) is the time Japan occupied them.

I feel bad for them. Always hating and playing the victim is very bad for ur society.

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Oh Korea please keep your mouth shut

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