Two years after a 15-meter tsunami crippled much of Fukushima causing the Fukushima Daiichi Disaster, contaminated water is still leaking from the plant. Last week, an alarming report revealed that a spill of nearly 300 tons of extremely radioactive water leaked into the ocean and was issued a level 3 alert. While other spills since the disaster have been reported, they have not received an incident rating, causing confusion and concern.
Problems continue to burble up at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant “” or, in this case, gush out.
The scale runs from zero, where everything is peachy, past level 3, which indicates a “serious incident,” up to level 7, which means the kind of living hell that engulfed the facility when its reactors melted down following an earthquake and tsunami in 2011″….Continue Reading
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