TEPCO Wants To Dump Water Used To Cool Fukushima Reactors Into The Pacific Ocean

Tepco: Water used to cool Fukushima reactors could be released into ocean — Outside experts worried (ENENNews, Oct 25, 2012):

Title: AP Interview: Japan Nuke Plant Water Worries Rise (PHOTOS)
Source: Associated Press
Author: MARI YAMAGUCHI (Malcolm Foster contributed to this report)
Date: October 25, 2012

Japan’s crippled nuclear power plant is struggling to find space to store [… a]bout 200,000 tons of radioactive water […]

TEPCO is close to running a new treatment system that could make the water safe enough to release into the ocean. […]

Outside experts worry that if contaminated water is released, there will be lasting impact on the environment. […]

TEPCO claims the treated water from this new system is clean enough to be potentially released into the ocean, although it hasn’t said whether it would do that. […]

Watch a Japanese nuclear professor discuss the contamination under the reactors here

2 thoughts on “TEPCO Wants To Dump Water Used To Cool Fukushima Reactors Into The Pacific Ocean”

  1. This is so much *Nuclear Baloney* (NB) since TEPCO has been allowing radioactive water (what they call cooling water” to leak, run and be dumped into the Pacific Ocean since 3/11/11, while the rest of the world looks the other way!

    It would be one thing if they spread this water equally over the worlds ocean in a scientific way but quite something else to just dump it into the Pacific Ocean and HOPE for the best….

    Added to this Debacle is the fact that Japan is now burning radioactive waste 24/7 and dumping the radioactive sludge into Tokyo Bay so that they cannot be accused of dumping it into the Pacific Ocean, while at the same time adding ever more radionuclides to the air we all breathe!



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