Category: Radiation Exposure

TEPCO’s assessment of the planned radioactive contaminated water release into the Pacific Ocean

Presentation by Shaun Burnie, Senior Nuclear Specialist, Greenpeace East Asia On 18 November 2021, TEPCO published its draft assessment on the radiological impact of their planned discharges of radioactive waste water presently stored at...

Group Intro: Kodoken Tsūshin, a Quarterly Issued by the Project to Protect Children’s Health and Future

By Ishida Nobuko(Member of Project to Protect Children’s Health and Future) In 2016, we, the Project to Protect Children’s Health and Future, abbreviated as Kodoken in Japanese, launched a quarterly newsletter, Kodoken Tsūshin. “There...

UNSCEAR 2020 Annual Report: Unilateral Assessment that no Health Effects were Seen Resulting from Exposure in the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

By Kataoka Ryohei (CNIC) The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1) released its report, Levels and Effects of Radiation Exposure due to the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi...

Group Intro: ‘Children’s Lawsuit Against Radiation Exposure’

By Konno Sumio, Representative Plaintiff A trial was held from August 2014 in which about 200 plaintiffs—parents and children from Fukushima—filed suit in Fukushima District Court calling to account the governments of Japan, Fukushima...

Open letter to Japanese ministers demanding a policy change from releasing contaminated water into the ocean to storing it on land.

On October 27 the Japanese government will make an official decision on allowing the release of over 1 million tons of contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station into the Pacific Ocean....