4/4/2011

Tokyo Electric Power said it discovered radioactive water seeping from a damaged concrete pit at the Unit 2 reactor of its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The crack could be the source of radiation detected in the sea, TEPCO officials said. "With radiation levels rising in the seawater near the plant, we have been trying to confirm the reason why, and in that context, this could be one source," said Hidehiko Nishiyama, deputy director-general of the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency.

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