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Monday, 13 May 2013

TEPCO seeks permission to dump groundwater from Fukushima plant into ocean


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National May. 14, 2013 - 07:00AM JST ( 18 )

TOKYO — 

Officials from Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) on Monday met with a Fukushima fisheries cooperative to seek its members’ permission to dump groundwater from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the ocean.

The contaminated water storage has been a problem since early in the accident. TEPCO officials acknowledged last month that a lack of storage space has become a “crisis.” TEPCO has promised to speed up building more reliable steel tanks and eventually empty the underground tanks.

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So, in violation of every Global nuclear treaty they want permission to spill it (not that it hasn't already been ongoing), into the Global oceans, due to storage issues......

I have nothing more to say.

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