BBC: “Huge buildup” of radioactive groundwater at Fukushima plant — Expert concerned “contamination has spread to all sorts of places” (VIDEO)

Published: August 5th, 2013 at 9:57 pm ET
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Title: Fukushima radioactive water leak an ’emergency’
Source: BBC News
Date: August 5, 2013

Fukushima radioactive water leak an ’emergency’ […] A barrier built to contain the water has already been breached […] the amount of contaminated water seeping into the Pacific Ocean could accelerate rapidly, [Japan’s Nuclear Regulatory Authority] said […]

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Emily Thomas, BBC: And now a huge buildup of radioactive groundwater […]

Masashi Goto, nuclear engineer: They should be thinking that the contamination has spread to all sorts of places, and the water is flowing out. […]

Watch the BBC broadcast here

Published: August 5th, 2013 at 9:57 pm ET
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9 comments to BBC: “Huge buildup” of radioactive groundwater at Fukushima plant — Expert concerned “contamination has spread to all sorts of places” (VIDEO)

  • ProfitOfDoom ProfitOfDoom

    Masashi Goto, nuclear engineer: They should be thinking that the contamination has spread to all sorts of places, and the water is flowing out. Well we know that "all sorts of places" includes the food chain and that it has been going on for over 28 months … careful what you eat ! … $$POD$$

  • Teddi Teddi

    Where is the eco-left ???

    • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

      Teddi, why insist with the leftism? Just a stupid categorization media term. Someone concerned about their fitness…you call them health fitness leftists? All the big environmental groups sold out or were bought out by big corporations. Fairly easy to find that data

  • ProfitOfDoom ProfitOfDoom

    The air we breathe is one of those "all sorts of places" … the shot callers must have found their holes to hide in now that we hear this coming out … $$POD$$

  • ProfitOfDoom ProfitOfDoom

    I suspect that the eco-left is next to the eco-right Teddi … $$POD$$

  • ProfitOfDoom ProfitOfDoom

    The eco-right are the ones wearing the ties and the eco-left are all the other ones … $$POD$$

  • Island that has refused nuclear money for 31 years pushed into compromising situation

    http://www.japantoday.com/category/national/view/island-that-has-refused-nuclear-money-for-31-years-pushed-into-compromising-situation?utm_campaign=jt_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=jt_newsletter_2013-08-06_AM

    Any yet, here is proof that the nuclear industry in Japan seems to have plenty of money and is still pushing blood money in order to build MORE of these monstrosities.

  • patb2009

    So the Fukushima plant site will become a radioactive swamp?

    Mushy, destroying all the plumbing, then it sinks and bursts into flames.

    This would make a monty python sketch.

  • Gasser Gasser

    Aloha! My ENENEWS friends

    I've been following the Fukushima potential ELE disaster on ENENEWS from day one and try to convey the seriousness of this catastrophe to those in my circle of friends and whoever else's attention I can grab, because few grasp the severity.

    I knew that whatever is manufactured or grown in Japan will become more and more contaminated as the moments tick away.

    I live in Hawaii and have a gut feeling the soles of the Japanese tourist shoes are highly contaminated spreading radioactive isotopes in Aircraft, Busses, Taxis, Hotels, Restaurants and every tourist attraction we have to offer.

    If this contamination were like stepping in bright yellow wet paint, it would blow your mind to see how much this has spread everywhere world wide, brining a new meaning of "The yellow brick road"…Just say'n.