Tepco: Strontium leaking into ocean — Tons more highly contaminated water enters sea — “TEPCO has apologized for the incident and says it will determine the cause and extent of the leakage”
April 5th, 2012
Title: Another strontium leak at Fukushima nuclear plant
Date: Thursday, April 05, 2012 10:23 +0900 (JST)
Tokyo Electric Power Company says more radioactive wastewater has leaked from its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The water contained high levels of strontium.
[...] the company says some of the wastewater may have flowed into a ditch leading to the ocean.
TEPCO has apologized for the incident and says it will determine the cause and extent of the leakage. [...]
Title: Strontium at Fukushima plant flows into sea
Date: Thursday, April 05, 2012 12:34 +0900 (JST)
[...] TEPCO says about 12 tons of wastewater leaked from a disconnected joint in the pipe. The company also says it believes that a large portion of the water has flowed into the ocean through a nearby drainage ditch.
The utility is trying to determine how the joint became disconnected, and how much water poured into the sea. [...]