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Friday Fishwrap: Is Fukushima radiation harming food chain?

Bad news keeps leaking from Japan’s tsunami-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant—literally leaking, as in 400 tons of highly radioactive water a day. Or it may be more than that. No one is really sure. The squabbles between the plant’s operator, the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), and Japan’s nuclear regulators are further obfuscating the issue.  Read more about Friday Fishwrap: Is Fukushima radiation harming food chain? »

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From the Winter 2010 Inside Out issue of California.
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