What’s the legacy of Japan’s Fukushima disaster? | Inside Story

It’s been nearly ten years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster and Japan is still struggling to manage its consequences.
One of the most serious challenges involves some 1.2 million tonnes of contaminated water that’s still being stored near the site.
This week, Japanese media reported the government is considering releasing that water into the Pacific Ocean, something that’s prompted complaints from Japanese fishermen and neighbouring governments.

So, what’s the Japanese government’s next move?

Presenter: Imran Khan


Jan Haverkamp – Greenpeace
Tomohiko Taniguchi – A former Special Adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Michael Penn – Shingetsu News Agency

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