The operator of the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan – has unveiled proposals to build a 1km-long undersea tunnel that will allow the release of ‘treated’, formerly radioactive, water into the Pacific Ocean.
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Tokyo Electric Power will consult with fishing communities and other stakeholders before finalising plans to release contaminated water built up at its wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, an official said on Thursday. The company known as Tepco on Wednesday outlined plans to discharge the water, after treatment and dilution, from a point about 1 km (0.6 miles) offshore from the Fukushima station. It was the first attempt by the government and Tepco to flesh out the controversial plan announced in April.
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