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(EnviroNews World News) — Fukushima Prefecture, Japan — Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority has formally endorsed a controversial plan by TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company) — the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant — to start dumping more than a million tons of radioactive wastewater from the…

(EnviroNews World News) — Madrid, Spain — The United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP25) failed to reach any significant agreements in Madrid despite an additional two days being added to the meeting. Held from Dec. 2 through 13, the meeting brought together 195 countries to discuss…

(EnviroNews World News) — After a 30-year hiatus, Japan intends to allow businesses to resume commercial whale hunting in July 2019. According to NPR’s Anthony Kuhn, Japan is also justifying the country’s withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC), which banned commercial whaling in the 1980s, stating that…