Watch: Japan Officials Issue Fukushima Radioactivity Alert — “The radioactive discharge is out of control” — Contamination seeping into ocean is an emergency (VIDEO)

Published: August 5th, 2013 at 2:19 pm ET
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Title: Watchdog Issues Fresh Fukushima Radioactivity Alert
Source: Reuters
Date: August 5, 2013

Watchdog Issues Fresh Fukushima Radioactivity Alert

[...] 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.

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Published: August 5th, 2013 at 2:19 pm ET
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