Title: Watchdog Issues Fresh Fukushima Radioactivity Alert
Date: August 5, 2013
[...] Japan’s nuclear watchdog said on Monday that radioactive water is seeping into the ocean creating an emergency Tepco is struggling to contain. The contaminated groundwater has breached an underground barrier and is rising towards the surface, says the nuclear regulator. [...]
Masashi Goto, a retired nuclear engineer who worked on several Tepco plants [...] says the current situation is more than Tepco can handle. [...]
Tepco now admits that tainted water is reaching the sea, saying on Friday the radioactive discharge is out of control.
Published: August 5th, 2013 at 2:19 pm ET