radioactive waste

  • Fukushima’s Contaminated Wastewater Could Be Too Risky to Dump in the Ocean

    Fukushima’s Contaminated Wastewater Could Be Too Risky to Dump in the Ocean

    Almost a decade ago, the Tohoku-oki earthquake and tsunami triggered an explosion at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, causing the most severe nuclear accident since Chernobyl and releasing an unprecedented amount of radioactive contamination in the ocean. In the years since, there’s been a drawn out cleanup process, and water radiation levels around the…