Japan’s prime minister has promised “firm measures” to combat leaks of radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant after its operator, Tepco, was criticised for a lack of action.
“There is heightened concern among the public, particularly about the contaminated water problem,” Shinzo Abe said during a government nuclear disaster response meeting at his office. “This is an urgent matter that needs to be addressed. The government will step in to take firm measures.” Such measures might include funding a costly containment project. [Read the full article]
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