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Japan set to release Fukushima water into Pacific Ocean

Release to occur after 2022 despite reputational worries from fishing industry

Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2019. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

TOKYO -- Japan is set to officially decide to release treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the ocean amid opposition from a fishing industry worried about its reputation.

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