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UN Seeks To Calm Fukushima Residents Over Radioactive Water Release

Posted on AllSides July 5th, 2023
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Martin Klingenboeck/IAEA

The head of the UN’s nuclear agency met with residents of Fukushima in Japan Wednesday in an effort to tamp down anxiety over a plan to release treated radioactive water from a destroyed nuclear power plant into the sea.

"I don't have a magic solution for the doubts and concerns that may exist, but we do have one thing,” International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) head Rafael Grossi told residents and fishing association leaders. 

“We are going to stay here with you for decades to come, until the last drop of...

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