IAEA Seeks Japan Transparency in Release of Fukushima Water
We are deeply concerned about the release of high levels of radioactivity from Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. This is not good for marine life or local communities, said Yukiya Amano, Director General IAEA today after visiting Japan to assess their current state related to its 2011 accident at a Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima Daiichi.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) continues to urge Japan’s government and Tokyo Electric Company Limited (Tepco), which currently operates this facility that was damaged by an earthquake and tsunami on March 11th 2012 as well as other international organizations involved such as World Health Organization (WHO) – Regional Office Western Pacific; United Nations Development Programme; Food & Agriculture Organisation etc.,to provide information regarding
The IAEA requests for Japan’s transparency in the release of Fukushima water.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has requested that Tokyo be more transparent about its plan to process and store contaminated wastewater from a crippled nuclear power plant in northern Japan, according to an official statement released on Thursday by the UN body. The consequent clarification follows reports issued last week which suggested that radioactive material had been detected near facilities connected with efforts at purifying underground water flowing into reactor buildings at TEPCO’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station after tests showed tritium levels 20 times higher than allowed per litre samples taken from another well outside those sites located close to ocean waters where currents could carry any contamination out into