Fukushima Disaster Continues: Third Radioactive Water Leak Found | Common Dreams

Published on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 by Common Dreams

“We cannot deny the fact that our faith in the underwater tanks is being lost,” TEPCO warns.

– Andrea Germanos, staff writer

Yet another radioactive water leak has been detected at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, officials announced Tuesday, as the nuclear catastrophe continues to unfold more than two years after a massive earthquake and tsunami caused meltdowns at the plant.

A third leak has been detected at an underground radioactive water pool at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. (Photo: SandoCap/flickr)

The new leak marks the third of seven underground radioactive water pools that are leaking since Saturday, and follows two failures of the plant’s cooling system in a month.

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