Spent fuel pools at Fukushima 5 and 6 are leaking

In the sixth paragraph of a story today, the Guardian slips in a fact I have not seen reported elsewhere. Talking about the situation with the fuel pool at Fukushima 4, the Guardian writes:

“The water is pretty much gone,” (Sir John) Beddington (the British government’s chief science advisor) said, adding that storage pools at reactors 5 and 6 were leaking.

Here’s a link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/17/japan-nuclear-crisis-deepens-radiation

About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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