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New radioactive spillage at Fukushima nuclear power plant: the consequences in the environment.

Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant, Japan, had been struck down by seaquake following the violent earthquake which shaken the Country, in 2011. Since there, amounts of radioactive matter was released in the ground, Ocean and atmosphere from the damaged nuclear power plant.

The radioactive leak at Fukushima seems to don't have ended. In these days, the TEPCO ( Tokyo Electric Power), the company which deals the power plant, has discovered that 300 tons of highly radioactive water has leaked from a holding tank into the ground during the last month.

The new storage water spillage presents a different and potentially more serious problem than the ongoing ground water flow leaks. The percolating water is heavily contaminated with strontium-90, cesium-137 and other radioactive species that a person standing less than two feet away would receive, in a hours's time, a radiation amounts equivalent to five times the acceptable exposure for nuclear workers, according to Reuters!

Within 10 hours, the exposed person would develop radiation deseases, with nausea and a drop of white blood cells. Scientists, anyway, don't pose immediate health hazard to humans. 

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