A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Japan today 26 Oct 2013 at 3:10 a.m. local time, sending a small tsunami to the coast. To make matters worse, two typhoons are headed for Japan this weekend. After the recent heavy rains, radioactive water is sure to keep washing into the ocean.
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With the radiation still leaking from the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant, the owners have come up with a plan to stop radioactive water from making it to the ocean – freezing it.
This week, TEPCO confirmed what everyone else has known for a while: the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant is leaking radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean.
On Friday, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) took a sample of water from the Number One reactor’s primary containment vessel for the first time since the meltdown last year.
The official report of the National Diet of Japan Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (NAIIC) is out and it states that Fukushima was a manmade disaster.
Researchers have found radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant in bluefin tuna found in the Eastern Pacific.
210,000 households in Japan lost their water supply over the weekend when formaldehyde was found in the Tone River.