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”

Thursday, April 5, 2012
By Paul Martin

By ENENews
April 5th, 2012

Title: Another strontium leak at Fukushima nuclear plant
Source: NHK
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
Source: NHK
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. [...]

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