“Opening the Floodgates at Fukushima”: Woods Hole Marine Chemist Warns of Risks
In the nine years since Japan’s triple earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster occured at Fukushima, cesium levels have dropped by hundreds of thousands of times, and since 2015 fish caught nearby have not exceed Japan’s strict limit for cesium.
“Yet, enormous challenges remain in decommissioning the reactors and clean-up on land,” writes Ken Buesseler in the journal Science published August 7, 2020.
“Two of the biggest unresolved issues are what to do with the more than 1000 tanks at the site that contain contaminated water and the...
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