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South Korea Sees Protests Over Japan's Plan To Release Fukushima's Treated Radioactive Water

Members of the civic group and lawmakers in South Korea held a protest against the Japanese plan of releases treated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean. Korean Opposition lawmakers sharply criticised the head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog for its approval of Japanese plans. In 2011, a devastating earthquake struck Japan that also triggered a deadly tsunami. The Fukushima plant was damaged and went into a meltdown. Seawater and boric acid were pumped into the plant to contain the meltdown. Protests are being held against the release of treated radioactive water as there are concerns that it could adversely affected the environment and livelihood of people dependent on fishing.

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Members of the civic group and lawmakers in South Korea held a protest against the Japanese plan of releases treated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean. Korean Opposition lawmakers sharply criticised the head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog for its approval of Japanese plans. In 2011, a devastating earthquake struck Japan that also triggered a deadly tsunami. The Fukushima plant was damaged and went into a meltdown. Seawater and boric acid were pumped into the plant to contain the meltdown. Protests are being held against the release of treated radioactive water as there are concerns that it could adversely affected the environment and livelihood of people dependent on fishing.  

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