China to boost radiation monitoring after Fukushima water release

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China vowed Thursday to strengthen radiation monitoring in its sea areas following the release by Japan of treated radioactive water from its crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean. China's Ecology and Environment Ministry, which oversees a unit in charge of nuclear safety, called Japan's water discharge "extremely selfish and irresponsible" as it "puts its own interests above the well-being of humanity." In a statement, the ministry urged Tokyo to heed the voice of the international community, conduct the disposal of the water in a scientific, safe and transpare...

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