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Fri Oct 26, 2012, 07:50 PM

Japan quake-hit nuclear plant "may still be leaking radiation" into sea

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Source: Reuters

The operator of Japan's quake-struck Fukushima nuclear power plant said on Friday it could not rule out the possibility that it may still be leaking radiation into the sea.

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The comment by Tokyo Electric Power Co follows a U.S. academic journal Science article that said high radiation levels in bottom-dwelling fish caught off Fukushima prefecture indicate continued radiation leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

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Ken Buesseler, senior scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution of the United States, said in his article on the Science website that little change in radioactive caesium levels found in Fukushima fish suggested a continued leak.

"The fact that many fish are just as contaminated today with caesium 134 and caesium 137 as they were more than one year ago implies that caesium is still being released to the food chain," he said.

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Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/26/japan-nuclear-idUSL3E8LQ4HC20121026



The ongoing nuclear disaster at Fukushima.

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Reply Japan quake-hit nuclear plant "may still be leaking radiation" into sea (Original post)
bananas Oct 2012 OP
lalalu Oct 2012 #1
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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Oct 26, 2012, 07:54 PM

1. Soon one shrimp will be big enough too feed a family of four.

 

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Fri Oct 26, 2012, 07:59 PM

2. Or not...

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Fri Oct 26, 2012, 08:13 PM

3. Cesium-134 and 137 ratios in fish indicate fission ongoing...

...still leaking into sea. TEPCO does not know what to do. Why they don't extend the evacuation zone is also a mystery.

http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2012/10/26/fukushima-watch-the-riddle-of-the-radioactive-fish/

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Fri Oct 26, 2012, 08:46 PM

4. Locking, sorry. LBN Dupe. Please continue discussion on link below


Previous LBN thread here: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014280403

Thanks


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