05 Apr '11, 11am

Japan's TEPCO at new low on radioactive water dump

Japan's TEPCO at new low on radioactive water dump

TOKYO - Japan imposed a legal limit Tuesday for radioactive iodine in fish, as the operator of the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant pumped toxic water into the Pacific Ocean for a second day. The government also said it would look at widening its testing to cover a larger area after raised levels of radioactive iodine were discovered in a small fish caught off Ibaraki prefecture, south of the plant. The move came as shares in Tokyo Electric Power Co. plunged to a new low of 362 yen -- their lowest ever level -- amid concerns the operator of Japan's crippled nuclear plant will face huge compensation bills. The embattled company has lost more than 80 percent of its value since the March 11 quake and tsunami knocked out reactor cooling systems at the Fukushima nuclear plant, triggering explosions and releasing radiation. On Monday, its operators began releasing low-level radi...

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