National Apr 17, 2014

ALPS unit hit by toxic water overflow

Around 1.1 tons of highly radioactive water overflowed from a waste container at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear complex while the experimental ALPS radiation-filtering system was being cleaned, Tokyo Electric Power Co. has reported. The overflow at the trouble-plagued water treatment system was noticed at ...

National Jun 21, 2013

360 liters of radioactive water leaks from Fukushima No. 1

An estimated 360 liters of radioactive water has leaked from a desalination unit at the ruined Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Friday. The utility said water did not leave the complex but did not disclose its radiation level. The leak ...

Fukushima tank springs major leak

National Apr 7, 2013

Fukushima tank springs major leak

Around 120 tons of contaminated water with 710 billion becquerels of radioactivity probably leaked into the ground under the Fukushima No. 1 power plant, Tepco says.