NYTimes: New concerns Fukushima storage tanks are leaking contamination into Pacific Ocean

Published: June 19th, 2013 at 2:09 pm ET
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Title: High Level of Radioactive Strontium Found in Groundwater Near Fukushima Plant
Source: NY Times
Author: HIROKO TABUCHI
Date: June 18, 2013

Tokyo Electric Power, the operator of the stricken nuclear power plant at Fukushima, said Wednesday that it had detected high levels of radioactive strontium in groundwater at the plant, raising concerns that its storage tanks are leaking contaminated water, possibly into the ocean.  [...] The company has struggled to store growing amounts of contaminated runoff at the plant, but had previously denied that the site’s groundwater was highly toxic [...]

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Published: June 19th, 2013 at 2:09 pm ET
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