Japanese Government Prepared to Take Reins of Fukushima Response

The head of Japan’s nuclear regulatory agency says it is possible that radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant will have to be released into the sea. 

Nuclear Regulation Authority chairman Shunichi Tanaka told reporters Monday the toxic water would be filtered to bring the radiation levels below internationally accepted limits before it is discharged into the sea.

Engineers have been struggling to store water used to cool the plant’s nuclear reactors, …

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