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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, which in 2011 experienced the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, has without consideration of the negative environmental impacts with the expressed and complicit permission of the criminal Japanese government decided to discharge a massive amount of extremely highly radioactive waste into the sea since it currently does not want to spend the money needed to deploy special technology systems for treating the contaminated water and has zero desire to store the deadly radio-active contamination especially since the 2020 Tokyo is fast approaching, Japanese Environment Minister Yoshiaki Harada said on Tuesday.
“We have no way but to release it [into the sea] and dilute it,” Harada said at a press briefing, as quoted by the Jiji Press.
More than a million tonnes of wastewater is currently stored in tanks at the Fukushima site, but the facility is reportedly running out of available space and expects to exhaust its capacity by summer 2022.
Japan currently has no technology to clear its wastewater from tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen, so coastal nuclear plants normally discharge it right into the sea anyway. However, the Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) has admitted that Fukushima water contains other contaminants aside from tritium.