Radioactive Water Flowing to Sea is New Fukushima 'Emergency'

Jan 21, 2016

Japan's nuclear regulatory agency has declared an emergency over radioactive water flowing into the ocean from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and the government has stepped in for the first time to take a direct role in fixing the problem.

Host Aaron Schachter talks about the situation with Ken Buesseler, senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

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