Japan’s Nuclear Tanks Leaking Again


japan-nuclearThe slow-motion disaster of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant, crippled in the tsunami two and half years ago, saw another setback today, with storage tanks once again leaking radioactive water.

Japan’s nuclear watchdog said tanks and pipes that were hastily constructed to store radioactive water that had been used to cool reactors at the plant are the ones leaking, though not as rapidly as the tank that leaked 300 million tons of radioactive water last month.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed quick action, including the use of public funds, but it’s unclear what the best course would be. The nuclear watchdog is considering dumping low-level waste into the Pacific Ocean. Read more at CNN.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}