I definitely heard recently about the controversy surrounding Fukushima water which, apparently, Japan decided to dispose of waste in the Pacific Ocean (After it is completely diluted). Well, despite protests from neighboring countries like China and Korea, the US seems to support the resolution.
The reason for the water discharge is simple: 1.2 million tons of water is accumulating at the site of the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.They finish storing space. Earlier this month, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga confirmed the previously proposed solution.
The decision clearly caused a backlash in and around Japan, however The United States decided to support Japan’s plan. “The United States is confident that the Government of Japan is conducting full consultations with the International Atomic Energy AgencyUS climate envoy John Kerry said at a press conference held last Sunday.
According to the word of the United States spokesman They will closely monitor the release of the water To ensure that it does not endanger human health. According to a report released in 2016, regarding the assessment of the water stored at the Fukushima plant, there appears to be a total 2.1 grams of tritium for 830,000 cubic meters of water. Therefore, the reason for launching into the ocean seems to be the most suitable solution for everyone.