The Pacific Islands are rejecting a Japanese company’s plan to dispose of radioactive wastewater. NAPF President Dr. Ivana Hughes and Kiribati Ambassador Tito speak with Jessica Stone of VOA on why this disposal of radioactive waste into the Pacific is unacceptable.
Credit: VOA News, April 20, 2023 5:02 PM, Jessica Stone
“Pacific Island nations are pushing back against Japan’s request to release into the ocean treated radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was disabled in an accident 12 years ago. During the Group of Seven environment ministers meeting this month, the Islanders’ effort gained momentum. VOA’s Jessica Stone reports.”