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Japan to release more than a million tons of treated water into the sea, from Fukushima nuclear plant
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Japan to release more than a million tons of treated water into the sea, from Fukushima nuclear plant

Environmental activists have opposed the proposal while fishermen and farmers fear that consumers will shun products from this region.

Mansion without a toilet: Towns in Japan seek to house, store nuclear waste out of necessity
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Mansion without a toilet: Towns in Japan seek to house, store nuclear waste out of necessity

Radioactive waste needs to be stored away for a few centuries in thick concrete structures underground so it won’t affect humans and the environment.

Has technology made moving nuclear materials safe? Depends on whom you ask
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Has technology made moving nuclear materials safe? Depends on whom you ask

There’s enough high-level nuclear waste awaiting disposal in the U.S. to fill a football field 20 meters deep.

Of all the many kinds of waste, what's the most toxic garbage that humans produce?
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Of all the many kinds of waste, what's the most toxic garbage that humans produce?

Here are five top-of-the-line forms of waste that experts think the world is buckling under.

Fukushima operators plan to dump water directly in ocean raises concerns
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Fukushima operators plan to dump water directly in ocean raises concerns

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant today unveiled a plan to dump scrubbed water directly into the ocean, sparking concerns over whether it would be properly decontaminated.

Why nuclear waste is a growing headache for S-Korea
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Why nuclear waste is a growing headache for S-Korea

The country's radioactive waste storage is filling up as its nuclear power industry burgeons, but what South Korea sees as its best solution — reprocessing the spent fuel so it can be used again — faces stiff opposition from its US ally.