Reactor leaks sealed, contaminated water to be dumped in the sea

TEPCO says it has finally plugged the leaks in its damaged nuclear reactors after injecting the cracks with liquid glass mixed with a hardening medium. Despite the cracks being closed, TEPCO will still need to pump some contaminated water into the sea. Company officials are waiting for the arrival of a tanker ship to hold the contaminated seawater while TEPCO builds tanks that will contain radioactive water in the future.

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