Sunday, June 9, 2013

From the NYT:

Leak Found in Steel Tank for Water at Fukushima

This problem seems pretty minor, but it does raise the question: do we really think TEPCO can store hundreds of olympic-swimming pools full of radioactive water for decades w/o any spills into the groundwater?     The fact that they are considering the expense of freezing some of the water indicates that they know that liquid water is hard to contain.