High-level radioactive tritium found in seawater at Fukushima plant port

Asahi Shimbun: Concentrations of radioactive tritium in seawater from the port of the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant have risen between eight and 18 times in one week, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Aug. 23. It seems highly likely that the contaminated water is spreading into the sea beyond the port. The latest levels are the highest since June, when TEPCO, the plant operator, strengthened its monitoring after discovering that groundwater contaminated with radioactive materials around the No.......

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