Posts Tagged ‘Fukushima nuclear power plant’

Caritas Philippines begs Japan to stop Fukushima wastewater dump

Monday, August 28th, 2023
Caritas Philippines

Caritas Philippines is begging Japan to stop dumping treated radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean. Fukushima’s plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), started releasing the water into the ocean on 25 August. It says it will continue to do so for several years. Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo (pictured), president of Caritas Philippines, says Caritas Read more

Pacific Conference of Churches calls for Japan’s cooperation

Thursday, June 1st, 2023

The Pacific Conference of Churches has renewed its calls for Japan to immediately stop its plans to release over one million tonnes of treated radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean. The wastewater comes from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. The group is imploring the Pacific Islands Forum, or PIF, to boldly explore punitive measures Read more