Treated Fukushima Water Safe for Release, Tepco Adviser Says

  • Co. has more than 600,000 tons of treated water at site
  • Government has final decision on what to do with the water

The spent fuel pool is seen from the operation room inside the No. 3 reactor building at Tepco Fukushima Dai-ni nuclear power plant in Tomioka Town.

Source: Japan National Press Club Pool

Treated water from Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc.’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant north of Tokyo is safe to be released under controlled circumstances into the nearby Pacific Ocean, an independent adviser to the utility said.

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