Is there any research about how Fukushima’s treated waste water impact the ocean?


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Research and expert opinions suggest that the release of treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean will not cause significant harm to the environment or human health. The main radioactive element in the treated water is tritium, which is naturally present in the environment and accounts for only 0.04% of total radioactivity in the Pacific Ocean
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded that Japan's plans to release the treated water are consistent with IAEA Safety Standards and will have a negligible radiological impact on people and the environment
The treated water will be heavily diluted with clean water before being released into the ocean through an undersea tunnel about 1 kilometer off the coast
Many scientists support the plan, stating that the water released will be a drop in the ocean in terms of volume and radioactivity, with no evidence that it will cause harm to marine life or human health
However, some scientists argue that the long-term impact of low-dose radioactivity in the water needs further attention


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