TV News LIES

Monday, Sep 01st

Last update09:46:37 PM GMT

You are here News Environment Regulators say Fukushima plant leaking contaminated water into ocean

Regulators say Fukushima plant leaking contaminated water into ocean

E-mail Print PDF

FukushimaThe Fukushima nuclear power plant is probably still leaking contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean despite denials by the plant's operator, regulators say.

It has apparently been leaking contaminated water into the ocean for the two years since the earthquake/tsunami disaster that saw three of the plant's six reactors suffer a meltdown, Shunichi Tanaka, head of Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority said Wednesday.

Ground water leaking into the basement of the damaged reactors is becoming contaminated and has to be pumped out and stored in huge tanks on site, but the inflow has not yet been stopped, officials said.

Tanaka said neither authority staff nor those working for the plant's operator have been able to determine where the leaks are coming from, the Christian Science Monitor reported.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Pa. releases list of wells impacted by drilling

gas drillingAfter years of delays and confusion Pennsylvania has released details of 243 cases where regulators determined...

California lawmakers pass first U.S. plastic bag ban

plastic bag ban in CALawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose...

Japan mercury poisoning survivors boost Canadian First Nation's compensation push

First Natio mercury caseMercury poisoning survivors and experts from Minamata, Japan — the site of one of the world’s...

Southwest U.S. could face 35-year 'megadrought'

southwest megadroughtMuch of the Southwest United States, the next century could feature a drought that lasts several...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!