News > Running

Japan expected to dump over 1 MILLION TONS of radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, fishermen fear ‘catastrophic impact'

3 days ago   |   By RT

The Japanese government is planning to release more than one million tons of contaminated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean, angering fishermen, local media have reported.
Japan has debated what to do with the rapidly increasing store of radioactive wastewater for years, and now the decision to release it into the ocean could be confirmed by the end of the month.
Currently, Japan houses the water in more than 1,000 tanks, but with 170 additional tons of the radioactive by-product being produced every day, storage space is quickly running out.
It is...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Running  


Tsunami warning issued after 7.5-magnitude earthquake near Alaska

Tsunami warning issued after 7.5-magnitude earthquake near Alaska

A tsunami warning was issued Monday after a preliminary magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck near Sand Point, Alaska. Read more ...

6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

The 50-page indictment focuses on attacks that prosecutors said were aimed at promoting Russian's own geopolitical interests. Read more ...

Bruce Willis reprises 'Die Hard role in unexpected way

Bruce Willis reprises 'Die Hard role in unexpected way

Argyle and Theo are back, too. Read more ...

Supreme Court to hear case over border wall funding

Supreme Court to hear case over border wall funding

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Trump administration's appeal of a lower court ruling that it improperly diverted money to build portions of the border wall with Mexico. Read more ...

Jeffrey Toobin was masturbating in front of New Yorker bigs, report says

Jeffrey Toobin was masturbating in front of New Yorker bigs, report says

The New Yorker writer and CNN analyst Jeffrey Toobin didn't just expose himself during a Zoom work call - he was caught masturbating, and those in the online meeting included... Read more ...

Canada-US border closure extended to Nov. 21

Canada-US border closure extended to Nov. 21

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to nonessential travel for another month as both countries work to contain the spread of COVID-19. Read more ...

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 40 million

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 40 million

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the globe exceeded 40 million Monday morning, according to the latest data - although far more people are believed to have been... Read more ...

Tsunami warning issued after 7.5-magnitude earthquake near Alaska

Tsunami warning issued after 7.5-magnitude earthquake near Alaska

A tsunami warning was issued Monday after a preliminary magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck near Sand Point, Alaska. Read more ...

Trump on Twitter piles on Anthony Fauci over first pitch, COVID-19 response

Trump on Twitter piles on Anthony Fauci over first pitch, COVID-19 response

President Trump continued his attacks on Dr. Anthony Fauci on Monday, urging the nation's leading infectious disease expert to “make better decisions” after he told his... Read more ...

Trump attacks 'disaster' Fauci 'and these idiots' in call with campaign...

Trump attacks 'disaster' Fauci 'and these idiots' in call with campaign staff 2 weeks from Election Day

Dr. Anthony Fauci, on “60 Minutes,” criticized Mr. Trump's behavior and said he was unsurprised the president got COVID-19. Read more ...