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Destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant is out of space to store radioactive water
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Destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant is out of space to store radioactive water

Published: August 10, 2019  |  2 min read, 318 words
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Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant suffered a devastating meltdown back in 2011, and while news about the disaster has died down significantly since then, the actual cleanup and containment efforts have been ongoing ever since. Now, with contaminated water from the plant continuing to pile up, the company handling its storage says it’s just a few years from running out of space to hold it. The tainted water, which is a mix of water from the reactor, groundwater, and rain that gets mixed in with it all, is being stored in tanks, but space is rapidly running out. As TechXplore reports,... READ MORE
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August 10, 2019
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This is a worrying and well written article giving readers an update on Japan's storage of Fukushima's radioactive contaminated water. The are few facts and figures, but the author paints a helpful overall picture to contextualize the story.
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