Barrier may be failing to contain Fukushima's radioactive water

08/7/2013 | CNN

In what is described by one regulator as an "emergency" situation, the Japanese government is demanding swift action to stem the seepage of highly radioactive water at the meltdown-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Groundwater and the nearby harbor are said to be affected by the leak, according to this article. The company has put in place an underground barrier to contain the contaminated water but says the water may overflow.

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