Japanese media: The Japanese government may decide to discharge Fukushima nuclear sewage into the sea as soon as next week
China News Service, April 8th. According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) on the 8th, the Japanese government is making adjustments to the discharge of sewage stored in the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea, and a decision may be made as soon as next week.
According to reports, regarding nuclear As a solution to sewage, the Japanese government’s current plan is to dilute it and discharge it into the Pacific Ocean. In order to gain the understanding of the fisheries organization, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held a meeting with the chairman of the National Fisheries Cooperative Association, Kishihiro on the 7th. After the meeting, Kishihiro said that he still opposed the plan to discharge nuclear sewage into the sea. .
It is reported that the Japanese government may make a decision on this matter as soon as possible next week, and will take active actions in dispelling the doubts of Fukushima and surrounding countries and promoting the safety of nuclear sewage into the sea.
According to previous reports, the so-called nuclear sewage is the waste water remaining after cooling the nuclear reactor. Although the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant has been processing related nuclear sewage, one of the radioactive substances called “tritium” It is difficult to be removed, which leads to the continuous accumulation of nuclear sewage. At present, all nuclear sewage is stored in nuclear power plants. It is expected that by the summer of 2022, the capacity of water tanks for storing nuclear sewage will reach its limit.
Previously, relevant people said that the Japanese government planned to make a final decision on the treatment of nuclear sewage in late October 2020, that is, to gradually discharge nuclear sewage into the sea. As soon as the news came out, it was immediately protested and condemned by fishermen in Japan, local people in Fukushima and the international community. At the end of the month, the Japanese government stated that it would not make a final decision.
On March 11, 2011, the “March 11” Great East Japan Earthquake occurred in Japan, which triggered a huge tsunami and the Fukushima nuclear disaster, killing tens of thousands of people.