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Japan fukushima workers 2013 03 11

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GlobalPost revisits the site of the worst nuclear accident in a quarter century, which is still exposing workers to heavy radiation as they shut down Fukushima.
Up to 120 tons of contaminated water may have leaked into the ground from a holding tank, plant operators say.
At least 24 people injured and some houses destroyed in the wake of the strong quake, reports say.
Radioactive groundwater found at the site of the Fukushima nuclear plant is likely leaking into the Pacific, Japan's nuclear watchdog said.
Worrisome steam seen rising from the Fukushima nuclear reactor is likely attributable to rain, while nuclear levels remain stable.
The 300-ton leak at Japan's wrecked Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant was raised from a level 1 to a level 3 on the international scale.
The government will spend nearly $500 million to freeze a circle of earth around the nuclear plant.
Japan fukushima workers 2013 03 11

Visitors and workers are required to wear protective suits and masks at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant, which was rocked by the March 11, 2011 tsunami and earthquake.

Issei Kato