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Radioactive water overruns Fukushima barrier - TEPCO

10.08.2013 14:11

Contaminated groundwater accumulating under the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has risen 60cm above the protective barrier, and is now freely leaking into the Pacific Ocean, the plant’s operator TEPCO has admitted.

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Patrick Jung 14.08.2013 10:23

Neuer Strahlen-Horror in Fukushima


Bem Brasil Radio 13.08.2013 20:02

I guess we'll just have to move to another planet.


violetcc 13.08.2013 05:36

my bad, its cesium contaminated water, still not happy day.


Margo Bald 12.08.2013 17:52

Gee, I don't know what the problem is, because Ann Coulter actually said Radioactive stuff is good for you. To which, I ask, why did she not go over there and get herself a heaping helping of the stuff!


Goliath Immortal 12.08.2013 09:21

Why didn't they decommission the sumbytch as soon as they realized it was damaged?
Man, what a mess .........


William Wilgus 12.08.2013 04:06

Nothing CAN be done. It will do what it will do and no intervention by man is possible.


Peter Craig 12.08.2013 01:15

Someone once said that God made man, but the monkey supplied the glue. The tunafish sandwich I just ate, probably sealed my fate.


elderlybloke 12.08.2013 00:53

Checked French TV Website and there is news of this buried among other Asia/Pacific news but nothing like it is stated here.
Maybe the World does not care about Japan.


elderlybloke 12.08.2013 00:36

Down here in New Zealand there is abolutely NOTHING on the TV or Newspapers about this.
Usually they are pretty quick to disclose anything about Nuclear Disasters.
I can't understand why they don't.


Bianca 11.08.2013 19:36

Why is it that media is only periodically turning to this problem, even though this is an on-going ecological disaster? We are capable to endlessly talk of global warming, while by far more serious crisis is threating the life on earth.

I would like to hear from experts, that is, if there are such people who are not affraid to speak.

The question is, if the only way to insure that the reactors are cooled down to prevent their restarting the nuclear cycle is by water, and the reactors (some) are not contained, the contaminated water will go into ocean. How they plan to store that water and for how long??


Frank M Boehringer 11.08.2013 18:55

Oh well just a few more cancer victims and I like three eyed fish


Paul Lozancich 11.08.2013 18:18

What is needed is for Russia, the US, China and Japan to hold a meeting of their top nuclear and radioactivity experts and figure out a way to deal with this before large parts of the Pacific Ocean become severely contaminated. If they don't do something now, the problem will continue to get worst and affect all countries in the Pacific Rim. Experts from other countries should be invited as well.

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