South Korean fishermen file lawsuit against Japanese government over Fukushima nuclear water plans

South Korean fisheries associations filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government at a local court on Thursday, seeking compensation for the planned release of contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant, the Yonhap news agency reported. The National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives of Jeju Island and a shipowners’ association told a news conference outside… Read More South Korean fishermen file lawsuit against Japanese government over Fukushima nuclear water plans

South Korean fishermen protest against Japan nuclear water plans

Hundreds of South Korean fishermen across the country held protests on Friday calling on Japan to reverse its decision to release contaminated water from its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea. About 800 fishermen participated in rallies at ports in nine cities, according to South Korea’s National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives. At one port,… Read More South Korean fishermen protest against Japan nuclear water plans

Japan says it will release contaminated Fukushima water into sea following treatment

Japan will release more than 1 million tonnes of contaminated water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea, the government said on Tuesday, a move China called “extremely irresponsible”, while South Korea summoned Tokyo’s ambassador in Seoul to protest. The first release of water will take place in about two years, giving plant… Read More Japan says it will release contaminated Fukushima water into sea following treatment