Just out from Kyodo Wire.
TEPCO is confirming that presence of radioactive iodine in groundwater below Fukushima is 10,000x the legal limit.
This number came out yesterday, but it was so high that there were some who doubted the veracity of the number.
TEPCO has come out with false readings before, but nope, not this one. It is that high, and because it’s hitting water, it’s serious.
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