Fukushima Diverts Groundwater From Radioactive Reactor Into Pacific Ocean – 21 May 2014

RT logoTEPCO, operators of the stricken Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant, has rerouted water flows around the plant straight into the ocean, to prevent it from becoming contaminated after seeping inside the plant.

On Wednesday morning 560 tons of water that had been collected from 12 wells around the plant back in April were flushed into the ocean over two hours.

TEPCO said that the discharge was cleaner than the World Health Organization standard for drinking water, and posed no risk of radioactive contamination.

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