FUKUSHIMA: RADIOACTIVITY DETECTED IN NEARBY SEAWATER, FISH MAY BE CONTAMINATED
Joe Weisenthal and Gus Lubin
Mar. 21, 2011
THE LATEST: Radioactivity fears are growing, with evidence of contamination in milk, vegetables and fish. High quantities of radioactive cesium and iodine were detected in nearby seawater, according to Kyodo.
At least cooling operations are making some progress.
Concrete is being poured into the dangerous spent fuel rod pool at reactor #4. The Japanese government says power may be turned on soon. Work to restore power to #3 and #4 was temporarily halted when certain reactors began emitting black smoke. Seawater is being pumped into reactors #1 and #2.