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Japan: The discharge of radioactive water will cause serious pollution of the sea

The company is the operator of nuclear power plant emergency TEPCO Fukushima-1 April 5 began dumping at sea of ​​11,500 tons of radioactive water. Discharge of water, say in TEPCO, is needed to free up space in the repository under even more contaminated with radioactive isotopes of water flowing from the damaged reactor station. Environmentalists are concerned about the effects of radiation on marine ecosystems and human health, eating seafood.

Echo of Chernobyl: found high levels of radiation in the Ukrainian food

Even 25 years later, the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster continue to remind myself. They found high levels of radiation in milk, mushrooms and berries in several regions of Ukraine. In March of this year, environmentalists have analyzed the food in Zhytomyr, Rivne and Kyiv regions. A total of 114 tested samples of milk, berries, mushrooms and vegetables. Almost all samples (93%) of milk in the village Drozdyn Rivne region contained an unacceptably high level of radioactive cesium-137.

Japan: From the Fukushima nuclear power plant emissions develop cancer up to 420 thousand people

According to new calculations, one of the leading scholars of international organizations - the European Committee on Radiation risk (ECRR), Japan will overtake the wave of cancer due to radioactive emissions from nuclear power plants Fukushima-1. Scientists predict that up to 420,000 new cases of cancer of the release of radiation from nuclear power plants Fukushima-1 will be diagnosed in over 50 years in Japan. Necessary to extend the exclusion zone to 100 miles in a northwesterly direction and evacuate the population.

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