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Nuclear Crisis Reborn: Typhoon May Spread Fukushima Radiation

Anthony Gucciardi
May 31st, 2011
Updated 01/05/2013 at 4:16 pm
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Downgraded from a tropical storm, former Typhoon Songda is en route to bring strong winds and torrential rainfall to the Fukushima area. The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the operator of the plant, has openly apologized for not being prepared to face the storm. Due to lack of progress in preparing the crippled plant for the onslaught of the typhoon, radioactive material may be carried into the air. Depending on the reach of the storm, this could mean some serious health consequences for surrounding areas.

“We have made utmost efforts, but we have not completed covering the damaged reactor buildings,” a Tepco official said on Saturday.

“We apologise for the lack of significant measures against wind and rain,” the official added.

One incomplete job involved the containment of toxic materials. In an attempt to stop the spread of carcinogenic substances, TEPCO has been pouring synthetic resins over the facility.  The company also failed to provide a scale of radiation leaks, and now faces a “massive” problem with contaminated water. If toxic radioactive material continues to spread around the globe, an explosion in radiation-related ailments may soon follow.

About Anthony Gucciardi:
1.thumbnail Nuclear Crisis Reborn: Typhoon May Spread Fukushima RadiationGoogle Plus ProfileAnthony is the Editor of NaturalSociety whose work has been read by millions worldwide and is routinely featured on major alternative and mainstream news website alike, including the powerful Drudge Report, NaturalNews, Daily Mail, and many others. Anthony has appeared on programs like Russia Today (RT), Savage Nation, The Alex Jones Show, Coast to Coast AM, and many others. Anthony is also dedicated to aiding various non-profit organizations focused around health and rehabilitation as well as the creator of the independent political website Storyleak

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