Japan nuclear waste disposal raises fears

The government’s plan to find an underground disposal site has raised concerns over long-term safety.

Japan’s government has encountered oppostion to find an underground disposal site for nuclear waste. 

As Japan prepares to begin nuclear power generation again – after safety reviews carried out in the wake of the Fukushima disaster – there is increased focus on the long-term problem of nuclear waste. 

The government plans to find an underground disposal site but campaigners say Japan is not a safe place to bury highly radioactive materials.

Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports from Horonobe, Japan. 

Source: Al Jazeera

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