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Toxic Water Leak Contaminates 6 Workers at Fukushima

The operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant says six workers were exposed to a toxic water leak during another embarrassing mishap at the tsunami-stricken facility. The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) said on Wednesday that a worker mistakenly removed a pipe from a unit that was treating highly radioactive water used to cool the plant's damaged reactors. TEPCO said several tons of toxic water leaked out of the pipe, spraying onto the workers. The exposure is not ...

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