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Tokyo Electric Power Co. drew heavy fire from fishermen’s groups Thursday after announcing plans to release water contaminated with low-level radiation into the Pacific, possibly in March.

High-level radioactive water leaked into the sea from the Fukushima No. 1 plant in April, drawing flak not only from fishermen but also from other Pacific Rim countries. After the incident, Tepco released low-level contaminated water to make room for more toxic water.

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