04 Apr '11, 11pm

Japan begins pumping contaminated water from Fukushima plant into the ocean, but says seafood likely to remain safe

An aerial view shows a mega-float used as a floating park for anglers at Shimizu Port, Shizuoka prefecture. Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), operator of Japan's quake-stricken nuclear plant, said on Saturday it planned to transport the pontoon-type structure from the port to Fukushima, where the company had found radioactive water leaking into the sea from a cracked concrete pit at its No. 2 reactor, to remove some of the excess radioactive water. -- PHOTO: REUTERS TOKYO - WORKERS began pumping more than 3 million gallons of contaminated water from Japan's tsunami-ravaged nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean on Monday, freeing storage space for even more highly radioactive water that has hampered efforts to stabilise the reactors. It will take about two days to pump most of the less-radioactive water out of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex, whose cooling systems wer...

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