< Beachapedia:Factoid | 2011 | 04
Thousands of Tons of Radioactive Water Released to the Ocean in Japan
- "But the pumping effort is not expected to halt, or even alter, the gushing leak from a large crack in a six-foot-deep pit next to the seawater intake pipes near Reactor No. 2. The leak, discovered Saturday, has been spewing an estimated seven tons of highly radioactive water an hour directly into the ocean; attempts to trace and plug it have so far failed." - excerpt from this NY Times article. Also see this update.
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