SOURCE: TEPCO uses low-level radioactive water to spray Fukushima nuclear compound, Mainichi, October 8, 2011
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) has begun processing low-level radioactive water and spraying it [...]
The water comes from the plant’s No. 5 and No. 6 reactors [...]
The move is aimed at preventing trees felled on the plant compound from catching fire and dust containing radioactive materials from scattering, the utility said.
A daily amount of 100 cubic meters of water will be sprayed [...]
Makeshift tanks and an artificial floating island, or “megafloat,” [...] are close to overflowing.
Published: October 9th, 2011 at 8:01 am ET