Japan About to Drop Radioactive Fukushima Wastewater in Pacific Ocean

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Natural Blaze

By Heather Callaghan, Editor

We live in a post-Fukushima world and it’s about to get worse…

Sometimes it’s easy to blot out from our minds that the March 2011 Fukushima catastrophe that occurred when a major tsunami flooded Tepco’s nuclear cooling reactors following an earthquake was the worst radioactive disaster since the Chernobyl meltdown of 1986. Similar to Chernobyl, radiation was released across the globe, but the invisibility of it and the media’s lack of fervor, fades the devastating implications from public view.

That’s about to change with Tepco’s recent decision to release radioactive material from the Fukushima plant into the ocean, according to its owners who had been delaying a decision about the wastewater for quite some time.

The plan is to dump the radioactive material tritium which is used to cool reactors whose cooling systems were damaged in the tsunami.

RT reports:

Some 770,000 tons (metric) of tritium-containing water is currently stored in

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