TEPCO: Fukushima Reservoir Tank Leaked Up To 120 Tons Of Contaminated Water Into Soil

Fukushima reservoir tank may have leaked contaminated water (Kyodo News, April 6, 2013):

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Friday that up to 120 tons of contaminated water may have leaked into soil from one of the seven underground reservoir tanks at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Around 13,000 cubic meters of contaminated water remain in the tank, with TEPCO having begun transferring it to other tanks nearby on Saturday morning, the utility said.

It will take roughly two weeks to complete the transfer, TEPCO added.

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