SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 / 12:57 AM / UPDATED 10 HOURS AGO
Japan may have to dump radioactive water into the sea, minister says

Japan's Tokyo Electric Power <9501.T> will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean as it runs out of room to store it, the environment minister said on Tuesday.


It has been leaching into the ocean for years.

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