Skip to comments.South Korea bans fish imports from Japan's Fukushima region
Posted on 09/06/2013 4:44:50 PM PDT by SteveH
Seoul blames 'scientifically unacceptable' information from Tepco over radiation levels in waters around nuclear plant
South Korea has banned all fish imports from a large area of Japan in response to growing concern over the possible environmental impact of recent leaks of highly toxic water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
In Japan, the row over the plant operator's handling of the leaks deepened on Friday when the head of the country's nuclear watchdog issued a stern rebuke to Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) for causing unnecessary alarm overseas by releasing "scientifically unacceptable" information about radiation levels.
Seoul's decision came as Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, prepared to make a final pitch for Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Olympics.
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A bit slow aren’t they?