The Korean National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution condemning Japan's plan to release contaminated water from its defunct Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean.
Seoul’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday that it will push for Korean experts to partake in the UN nuclear watchdog’s team monitoring Japan's planned discharge of contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean from its Fukushima nuclear plant.
Seoul expressed “strong regret” over Tokyo’s decision to release contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean from its Fukushima nuclear power plant, a move fiercely opposed by environmentalists and neighboring countries.
President Moon Jae-in on Monday delivered a riposte to allegations he offered to build North Korea a nuclear power plant in years past, warning the opposition not to resort to politics of a bygone era to foment divisions during a time of crisis.
The main opposition People Power Party (PPP) Sunday urged a special probe into allegations that the South Korean government drafted a secret plan in 2018 to build a nuclear power plant in North Korea.
The number of power plants fueled by coal and nuclear power will be dramatically reduced by 2034 and replaced with renewable energy sources. It is a step toward achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.
A new electricity billing system that adjusts to changing international fuel prices will go into effect on New Year's Day. That will give consumers break if they go down, but will cost them if they go up.