More radioactive water leaks at Fukushima

The utility company in charge of the Fukushima nuclear power plant (pictured) has reported another setback in its struggle to stop radioactive water escaping the plant. Toyko Electric Power Company (TEPCO) says around 300 tonnes of radioactive water leaked through an open valve from a storage container into surrounding soil, according to reports. The storage […]

Fukushima radiation massively reduced

Emissions of radioactivity from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are a fraction of that during the height of the accident. According to Tokyo Electric Power Company emissions to air have reduced by a factor of two million compared to those at the height of the crisis, when the suppression chamber of unit 2 ruptured […]