S. Korean Fishmongers, Opposition Voice Concerns Over Fukushima Plans

"South Korean vendors at a fish market in the capital Seoul and opposition party members called on the government to take actions to have Japan drop plans to release contaminated water from its wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea.

It comes after Japan on Tuesday said it will release more than 1 million tonnes of treated water from the Fukushima site in stages starting in about two years. read more

South Korean President Moon Jae-in ordered officials on Wednesday to explore petitioning an international court to stop the release, while China called the decision "extremely irresponsible"."

Reuters had the story April 15, 2021.


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Source: Reuters, 04/16/2021