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Fukushima Aftermath: Japan Set to Release Treated Radioactive Water into the Ocean

A top government spokesperson recently announced that Japan is taking steps toward discharging more than a million tonnes of treated radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean this year. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has approved the proposal, and the government will use every effort to guarantee security and ...

Ratul Saha

The Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Power Station.

Nuclear Fuel Alternatives After Fukushima Have Challenges Ahead

After the Fukushima disaster, research at The University of Manchester suggests that the preferred candidate fuel to replace uranium oxide in nuclear reactors may need further development before use. Since the Fukushima accident, there has been an effort to find safer fuels Dr. Robert Harrison led the research, published in the journal Corrosion Science, with ...

Troy Oakes

A nuclear power plant.