According to Japan’s Kyodo News Agency, in response to the decision of the Japanese government to discharge “treated water” from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant of the Tokyo Electric Power Company into the sea, a number of citizens’ groups in
Fukushima Prefecture gathered in front of the Fukushima Prefectural Government on April 13 local time to meet with the Minister of Economy and Industry, Yuyama, who went to the Fukushima Daisuke Uchibori’s government on the same day.
Hongzhi expressed opposition and protest. About 70 demonstrators held high slogans “Do not discharge into the sea” and “The people do not support the decision”.
Mizuto, a legal person working member of a non-profit organization in Fukushima City, said on Wednesday that the decision hurt the people of Fukushima Prefecture, hoping that the Minister of Economy and Industry Hiroshi Inayama would know that the people of Fukushima objected to it.
Before the protest, the civic group “Don’t pollute the sea again! Members of the Town Council submitted a petition against the discharge of nuclear sewage into the sea to Governor Masao Naehori.