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The Spills Keep Coming

In the New York Times, Martin Fackler reports on the latest spill at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

About 100 tons of highly radioactive water leaked from one of the hundreds of storage tanks at the devastated Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator said Thursday, calling the leak the worst spill at the plant in six months. The operator, the Tokyo Electric Power Company, said the leak, discovered on Wednesday and stopped on Thursday, happened far enough from the plant's waterfront that none of the radioactive water was likely to reach the Pacific Ocean, as has happened during some previous spills.  Read the article

Last modified on Saturday, February 22, 2014

Published in: Dispatches
Tag:: Fukushima

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