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Thursday, 25 July 2013

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Too Big to Cover Up. This will go down in history as the biggest cover up of mankind, mark my words.

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Plant operator makes first public admission of severe radioactive leaks; meanwhile, Japan races towards more nuclear power

- Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant is pictured before helicopters dump water on the stricken reactor to cool overheated fuel rods inside the core March 17, 2011. (AP Photo)Contaminated groundwater is leaking from Japan's Fukushima power plant into the ocean, the plant operator acknowledged Monday in the first public admission of the leak.
The nuclear giant also acknowledged that the number of workers exposed to dangerous radiation is ten times greater than previously claimed.
"We would like to offer our deep apology for causing grave worries for many people, especially for people in Fukushima," Masayuki Ono, Tokyo Electric Power Company's general manager, told a news conference in comments broadcast on public NHK television, Reuters reports.
TEPCO had refused for two years to acknowledge the environmental damage wrought by theworst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.
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