Severed Pipe Exposes Fukushima Workers To Several Tonnes Of Radioactive Water

October 9, 2013 by  
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As if the situation at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant weren’t bad enough, we now have news that six clean-up workers were exposed to radioactive water when a pipe was mistakenly disconnected. According to the plant’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power ( Tepco ), several tonnes of radioactive water gushed out of the pipe, putting at least six of the workers at extreme risk for physical contamination. Although they were wearing protective clothing and masks, the workers will undergo extensive tests to determine if there was any internal or external exposure. Read the rest of Severed Pipe Exposes Fukushima Workers To Several Tonnes Of Radioactive Water Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Fukushima , Japan , nuclear disaster , nuclear fallout , nuclear power , nuclear power plant , pacific ocean , radioactive , TEPCO , Tepco workers exposed to radioactive water , Tepco workers tested for radioactive exposure        

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