China Daily, March 21, 2013: China’s maritime authority said on Wednesday that to date there are no direct threats to China’s territorial waters posed by pollution from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plants.
Xinhua, March 20, 2013: [...] some contamination has been monitored in China’s exclusive economic zone in the waters near the southern coast of Taiwan, said Li Xiaoming, a senior official in charge of maritime environmental protection [...] Moreover, different quantities of nuclear materials have been detected in fish caught in the Pacific Ocean [...] areas in the Western Pacific region to the east and southeast of Fukushima are found to have been substantially impacted by the nuclear leaks from the crippled power plants. Li promised that the authority will publish relevant information in a timely manner once any threat is detected to ensure food safety for the public.
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Published: March 21st, 2013 at 12:58 am ET
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