Fukushima operators to build undersea tunnel to dump contaminated water | Japan

[ad_1] Operators of Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear plant have unveiled plans to construct an undersea tunnel to release more than a million tonnes of treated water from the site into the ocean. Plans for the 1km tunnel were announced on Wednesday after the Japanese government decided in April to release the accumulated water in two … Read more

‘A combination of failures:’ why 3.6m pounds of nuclear waste is buried under a popular California beach | Nuclear waste

[ad_1] More than 2 million visitors flock each year to California’s San Onofre state beach, a dreamy slice of coastline just north of San Diego. The beach is popular with surfers, lies across one of the largest Marine Corps bases in the Unites States and has a 10,000-year-old sacred Native American site nearby. It even … Read more