Fukushima disaster continues

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Melanie’s blog quotes an item about the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan from The Sun daily.

The Sun daily in Malaysia. So, not the infamous The Sun tabloid in Britain, owned by Rupert Murdoch. Contrary to the Murdoch empire, as far as I know, the Malaysian Sun is not involved in burglary, phone hacking, bribery of police, and warmongering.

The Murdoch empire whitewashes the dangers of the nuclear industry.

Not so in that Malaysian Sun article:

TOKYO (July 30, 2013): Japan’s nuclear watchdog will beef up monitoring at the crippled Fukushima power plant, an agency official said Tuesday, after leaks of radioactive groundwater into the ocean sparked heavy criticism of the site’s operator.

The leaks have triggered alarm bells over the plant’s precarious state and the capability of Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) to deal with a long list of problems two years after it was swamped by a tsunami that sent reactors into meltdown.

The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) plans to pull together two dedicated teams to investigate water contamination and its impact on the ocean’s ecosystem, according to the the official.

“We still don’t know the root cause of the problems as they are more complicated than initially thought,” the NRA official said. … “

The complete article is here.

Exclusive: Japan nuclear body says radioactive water at Fukushima an ‘emergency’ — Reuters: here.

Radioactive groundwater at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has almost certainly risen above an underground barrier meant to contain it, regulators said today: here.

New leaks into Pacific at Japan nuclear plant — The New York Times: here.

Contaminated water leaks into sea from Japan’s crippled nuclear plant: here.

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