What’s the impact of Japan dumping radioactive water into the sea?

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    The Japanese government officially decided to discharge the Fukushima nuclear polluted water into the sea on April 13. This move not only caused dissatisfaction and doubts among Japanese citizens, but in its neighboring countries such as China and South Korea. They pointed out that Japan’s decision is extremely irresponsible and will seriously damage international public health safety and the interests of people in its neighboring countries. Why did Japan make this decision? What would be the impact?

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