Nuclear Energy Institute Report on Japan’s Nuclear Reactors, July 27, 2011

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—July 27, 2011.

TEPCO to Install Second Water Decontamination System

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Tokyo Electric Power Co. continues its attempts to decontaminate radioactive water that has collected in the basements of buildings and in drains at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear energy facility. With its current decontamination system operating at only 53 percent of capacity, TEPCO is planning to receive new water treatment equipment this week.  TEPCO will use the new system alongside the existing one.

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