Apr. 25 2011
The process a French firm will use to clean Fukushima’s radioactive water has been blamed for a leukemia cluster in France and for polluted beaches and irradiated waters from the English Channel to the Arctic Sea.
Health researchers have documented higher rates of leukemia near La Hague, and Greenpeace has turned the controversy into a video game called Block That Pipe:
The Fukushima plant was flooded when TEPCO was forced to pump seawater into the reactors to keep the cores from melting down.