• Kyodo


A group of researchers has reported that radiation-contaminated water could still be leaking into the sea from the Fukushima No. 1 power plant.

Data on radioactive cesium in the sea near the plant nearly a year after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami triggered multiple meltdowns show a slower than expected decline in concentrations, according to the group, which includes Michio Aoyama of the Meteorological Research Institute.

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