2015/10/22 | Kenzo

Dispute over Radioactive Waste on Orchid Island Will Not Be Solved Before 2021

Plans were once made to ship the low-level radioactive waste stored on Orchid Island to North Korea, but later changed the plan to seeking other locations within the country. The Ministry of Economic Affairs has ratified two possible locations in 2012, but because of the disapproval of local governments, the referendum has yet to be held.