Plan to freeze contaminated water has failed

The most recent plan  to deal with the contaminated water under the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant involves freezing this water and erecting  an ice-and-soil wall around it  to stop the radioactive water from leaking into the sea. While the ice wall may very well work, there’s one small problem:  the contaminated water refuses to […]

Kurion Awarded Contract to Treat Fukushima Tank Water

Japanese power company TEPCO has awarded Kurion, an American hazardous waste mitigation company, a contract to filter dangerous Stontium-90 from over 400,000 metric tons of water in tanks at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant before releasing it into the sea.  Kurion’s mobile truck-mounted water filtration system will be working in tandem with Toshiba Corp’s trouble-fraught […]

The Global Threat of Fukushima

Haven’t we seen the last of the Fukushima nuclear disaster? They are cleaning the place up now and the world is, of course, saved and safe, right? Unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple. Kevin Zeese, JD and Margaret Flowers, MD both agree that “The story of Fukushima should be on the front pages of every […]