September 16, 2015

TEPCO releases first batch of decontaminated Fukushima groundwater to sea

Tokyo Electric Power Co. was set to release 850 tons of treated radioactive groundwater into the sea off the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant by sundown on Sept. 14.

The discharge marks the first release under the utility's “subdrain plan," an additional measure conceived to help diminish the build-up of contaminated groundwater at the crippled facility. Read more.

Asahi Shimbun

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