Recently, there has been a lot of news on the Internet that Japan will start to discharge nuclear-contaminated water into the sea from August 24, 2023.Once the nuclear contaminated water is discharged into the Pacific Ocean, the radioactive material will spread to most of the Pacific Ocean within 57 days, and spread to the global seas in 10 years…
The whole story of nuclear sewage discharge into the sea：
The Japanese government officially decided to filter and dilute millions of tons of nuclear-contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant before discharging it into the sea.
Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company announced that the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant’s nuclear-contaminated water marine discharge facility project has officially started. It plans to build a submarine tunnel about 1 km on the seabed near the No. 5 nuclear reactor of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant to reduce nuclear pollution. The water is pumped into the tunnel and released 12 meters below sea level.
Tokyo Electric Power Company will submit an application to the Japan Atomic Energy Regulatory Commission for a plan to discharge nuclear contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
The Japan Atomic Energy Regulatory Commission announced the approval of the nuclear sewage discharge plan of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power Company.
Fukushima Prefecture and other Japanese local authorities gave the green light to release the construction plan of nuclear sewage discharge facilities, and the nuclear sewage marine discharge facility project of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant officially started.
The Japanese government convened a meeting on the treatment of nuclear wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, confirming that the nuclear wastewater will be discharged into the sea at the earliest this spring and summer.
Japan decided to start discharging nuclear-contaminated water into the sea on August 24, and the discharge will last at least 30 years.