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Fukushima’s latest radioactive water leak

water-radiationNew leak of radioactive water at Fukushima nuclear plant may have flowed into Pacific Ocean: TEPCO Radio Australia  3 October 2013, 13:50 AEST By North Asia correspondent Mark Willacy, wires

More radioactive water is leaking at Fukushima and it may be flowing into the Pacific.The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says it has found a new leak of radioactive water that might have flowed into the Pacific Ocean.

The leak from the 450-tonne storage tank is the second of its kind in as many months, and involved water with high concentrations of radioactive strontium and caesium.

Fukashima operator Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) says it does not know how much water leaked, adding that it could have flowed from an adjoining drainage ditch into the sea.

TEPCO has apologised for causing anxiety…….http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2013-10-03/new-leak-of-radioactive-water-at-fukushima-nuclear-plant-may-have-flowed-into-pacific-ocean-tepco/1199662

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October 4, 2013 - Posted by | Fukushima 2013

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