IAEA reaffirms Japan’s treated water release in line with standards

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The International Atomic Energy Agency said Tuesday that Japan’s discharge of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea is consistent with international safety standards in its first full report since the water release began last summer.

The report was based on a review mission carried out in October by the IAEA’s task force comprising the agency’s officials and independent experts from 11 countries including China, which currently imposes an import ban on Japanese marine products.

The task force reviewed facilities and equipment to discharge the water, tr...

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