Fukushima Workers Try to Plug Radiation Leaks With Old Newspapers

The impact of the radioactive material on sea life could be catastrophic as over 11, 500 tons of contaminated water is now being intentionally released into the Pacific ocean by workers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in a last ditch desperate effort to clean out the area.


In addition, the mayor of Minami Soma, a city some 25 kilometers from the nuclear plant, issued an SOS message to the world, pleading for help in the wake of a near total lack of aid or information from the Japanese government.

The mayor noted that the situation is one of complete lockdown and said the city was “as if under starvation tactics” at the mercy of the government