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Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Japan atomic watchdog suspects Fukushima ocean leak


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Japan atomic watchdog suspects Fukushima ocean leak View of the unit 3 reactor at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, on March 15, 2011 AFP

Japan’s nuclear watchdog said Wednesday the crippled Fukushima reactors are very likely leaking highly radioactive substances into the Pacific Ocean.
Members of the Nuclear Regulation Authority voiced frustration at Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), which has failed to identify the source and the cause of spiking readings of radioactive materials in groundwater.
“It is strongly suspected that highly concentrated contaminated waste water has leaked to the ground and has spread to the sea,” the authority said in its written review of TEPCO’s recent announcements.

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well it's all coming to light now.. yet is there an international outcry.. let alone a whimper?

Japan today link here

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