Fishermen angered by gov't decision on Fukushima plant water release

Local fishermen expressed anger and frustration at the Japanese government’s decision Tuesday to release treated water from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the sea, fearing their efforts to restore fishing following the 2011 disaster will go down the drain. The controversial move came at “the worst time” for fishermen who are stepping up preparations for the restart of full-fledged coastal fishing off Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, after years of small-scale, trial fishing — complete with safety checks for radioactive materials to win back consumer trust — …

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