Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Plant Leaks Radioactive Water

Posted In Japan Tsunami, News
Feb
20

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Iitate, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, 27 March 2011. Greenpeace radiation safety experts Jan Van de Putte and Jacob Namminga monitor contamination levels at Iitate village, 40km northwest of the crisis-stricken Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear plant, and 20km beyond the official evacuation zone. Radiation levels found by the Greenpeace monitoring team are far above internationally recommended limits – people living here would receive the yearly maximum dose of radioactivity within a few days, yet have not yet been evacuated. Captions and Photo source: ©© Christian Åslund / Greenpeace

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Around 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water have leaked from a storage tank at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant, operator Tokyo Electric (Tepco) says today…

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