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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Tepco hit over slow acknowledgment of radioactive leak

Tepco hit over slow acknowledgment of radioactive leak

Financial Times -
The operator of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station has come under fire for its slow response to evidence that contaminated groundwater has been escaping from the tsunami-crippled facility and flowing into the ocean. Government officials and ...

Tepco now admits Fukushima nuke plant releasing radioactive water into sea

Business Standard -
The Fukushima nuclear plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Tepco) has admitted for the first time that radioactive groundwater is flowing into the sea that could poison the marine life. The Japan Times reports that groundwater samples taken at the ...

Tepco Says Toxic Water Leaked to Sea From Fukushima Plant

Businessweek -
Groundwater laced with radiation from melted reactors at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi atomic plant north of Tokyo has been leaking into the Pacific Ocean, raising concern the toxic water has been flowing into the sea since the disaster at the facility more than two ...

Radioactive water leaking from Fukushima 28 months after nuclear disaster

The Times (subscription) -
Radioactive steam and water are continuing to leak from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station, more than two years after the meltdown of reactors, which caused the world's second-worst nuclear accident. Tokyo Electric Power Co confirmed yesterday ...

New worries for Fukushima workers

BBC News -
Workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan say they have seen steam rising from one of the damaged reactor buildings, for the second time in less than a week. The company that runs the plant - Tokyo Electric Power Company, also known as ...

Japanese government admits it knows of contaminated water

euronews - ‎1
The crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant is leaking contaminated water into the ocean and the Japanese government has known about the spillage. Tokyo's admission comes 24 hours after Tepco – the Tokyo Electric Power Company which operates the ...

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