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Fukushima reactor No 2 – leaking highly radioactive water

text ionisingAsahi: Tepco can’t find where huge amount of highly radioactive water is leaking at Reactor No. 2 — ‘Fractures’ in containment vessel suspected http://enenews.com/asahi-tepco-find-huge-amount-highly-radioactive-water-leaking-reactor-2-fractures-containment-vessel-suspected  December 12th, 2012
 Title: TEPCO unable to locate source of leak in Fukushima reactor
Source: AJW by The Asahi Shimbun
Date: December 12, 2012
TEPCO unable to locate source of leak in Fukushima reactor
The operator of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is grappling to locate the source of a leak of highly radioactive water in the crippled No. 2 reactor […]
A remote-controlled robot is now scouring the basement of the reactor building […]
TEPCO suspects the radioactive water is leaking from fractures near the pressure suppression chamber [lower part of containment vessel].
It was the first detailed inspection near the chamber. […]
A huge volume of highly radioactive water, used to cool down the fuel, has since been leaking from the reactor, TEPCO said.

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December 14, 2012 - Posted by | Fukushima 2012

2 Comments »

  1. This has apparently been leaking all along… which could certainly explain the deaths of the seals, walrus, polar bears, and now squid that have been happening since last year… the world needs to wake up before it is too late… if it is not too late already.

    Comment by nuclearwindsatomiclies | December 14, 2012 | Reply

  2. […] See on nuclear-news.net […]

    Pingback by Fukushima reactor No 2 – leaking highly radioactive water « Fukushima 311 Watchdogs | December 14, 2012 | Reply


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