Newest Fukushima leak contaminates 6 workers

Six workers at Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant were exposed to leaking radioactive water after one of them mistakenly removed a pipe to a water treatment system, the plant’s operator said Wednesday.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) has been battling to contain radioactive water at the plant, which suffered triple meltdowns and hydrogen explosions after a massive earthquake and tsunami damaged the reactor containment and cooling systems in March 2011. Regulators have criticized the utility for its handling of the problems.

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Photo: The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images

Newest Fukushima leak contaminates 6 workers

Six workers at Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant were exposed to leaking radioactive water after one of them mistakenly removed a pipe to a water treatment system, the plant’s operator said Wednesday.

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) has been battling to contain radioactive water at the plant, which suffered triple meltdowns and hydrogen explosions after a massive earthquake and tsunami damaged the reactor containment and cooling systems in March 2011. Regulators have criticized the utility for its handling of the problems.

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Photo: The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images

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