Title: Radioactive Water Leaks: New Threat at Fukushima Daiichi
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Date: April 26, 2013
At 3:00 in
NHK: The leaked water contains more than 100 million becquerels per liter of strontium and other radioactive matters, enough to cause burns if in contact with it for long enough.
At 5:00 in
Tepco: The design was meant to prevent leakage completely. We believed the facility would never cause any leaks.
At 7:15 in
Expert: This sheet made of bentonite is 6.4 mm thick, that’s the same Tepco used outside the reservoirs. The tests show a water leak occurring on the 8th day.
At 12:00 in
NHK anchor: As we saw in the report, the polyethylene sheet was thought to be leak proof but it wasn’t. The bentonite sheet was only 6 mm thick so it leaked after only 8 days […]
NHK reporter: In a nutshell it was over confidence.
Published: April 26th, 2013 at 2:15 pm ET