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Wow! Fukushima Leak Could Cause an Explosion?

Paul Gunter seemed to be talking about the Hi-test radioactive sludge sitting at the bottom of the tanks. I thought this was about what soaked into the ground below the tank farm :


Paul Gunter, Beyond Nuclear, joins Thom Hartmann. Another day, another ominous development in Fukushima. According to new numbers from the Tokyo Electric Power Company – or Tepco – the plant’s Operator – as many as 10 percent of the nuclear facility’s containers may be leaking radioactive waste. And while the release of toxic chemicals into the environment is bad enough – this new problems comes with an added risk: it could cause a violent explosion. As one nuclear official told the Telegraph – since the leak was thought to be caused by a hydrogen build-up “If the concentration level is high, a spark caused by static electricity could cause a container to explode.” 



June 4, 2015 - Posted by | Japan |

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