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Thu Oct 3, 2013, 01:06 PM

Water 6,700 Times More Radioactive Than Legal Limit Spills From Fukushima - MSNBC

Water 6,700 times more radioactive than legal limit spills from Fukushima
By Arata Yamamoto and Alexander Smith, NBC News
10/3/13

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TOKYO -- Japanís crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has suffered yet another leak, spilling out 430 liters of contaminated water thousands of times more radioactive than legal limits, its operator said Thursday.

Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, said the water which spilled from the storage tanks had radiation readings as high as 200,000 becquerels per liter -- almost 6,700 times higher than the legal limit of 30 becquerels.

Although sandbags have been placed to prevent further spread of the leak, some of that water may have already reached the plant's harbor on the Pacific Ocean through a drainage trench, TEPCO said.

The leak comes one day after Japanese fast food company Yoshinoya Holdings announced plans to grow vegetables on a farm just 60 miles from the nuclear plant.

Advertise | AdChoicesA TEPCO spokesman told a press conference in Tokyo on Thursday that the leak happened because workers miscalculated the amount of water the tank was capable of holding due to it sitting on a slope...

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joeybee12 Oct 2013 #1
xchrom Oct 2013 #2
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MisterP Oct 2013 #4
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Thu Oct 3, 2013, 01:09 PM

1. So, do any of those Yoshinoya vegetables make it over here?

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Thu Oct 3, 2013, 01:14 PM

2. bananas. i see a lecture about bananas in your future.

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Response to xchrom (Reply #2)

Thu Oct 3, 2013, 01:17 PM

3. LOL !!!




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Response to xchrom (Reply #2)

Thu Oct 3, 2013, 02:50 PM

4. creationist! anyone not in our High Modernist para-religion is a GMO-hatin' African-starvin'

antibiotic-free granola-eatin' Montessori-fascist CREATIONIST!
and it's all YOUR fault the great future of Chesterton-smokin' factory-farmin' pushbutton Atomic Hausfraus living to 150 didn't come about!
http://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/

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Response to MisterP (Reply #4)

Thu Oct 3, 2013, 03:05 PM

5. Hausfraus!11 that's me on the end...i over did the rouge...

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Response to xchrom (Reply #5)

Thu Oct 3, 2013, 06:52 PM

6. *atomic* Hausfraus! you have to believe that Electricity Too Cheap to Meter is just the START!

raising continents, damming the Mediterranean, rearranging earth and sky, Coca-Cola and whitey on the Moon, tomatoes the size of barns--those are just appetizers for the final course: TOTAL GODHOOD BY WAY OF MACHINES!!!!1111

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