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Japan grappling with 1.2 million tonnes of contaminated water and nowhere to put it

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On the site of Japans nuclear disaster, 10 years on from the meltdown that changed the world forever, authorities are grappling with impossible choices.Tomorrow marks a decade since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Towns surrounding the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Daiichi plant have long since been abandoned but the fallout from the March 11, 2011 event is far from over.
Every single day, 100 tonnes of groundwater seeps into one of the broken reactor basements at the site of the…

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