Radioactive isotopes found in groundwater at Fukushima nuclear plant site – Jun 19 2013 12:46 PM – Breaking News – Envirotech Online

Testing of groundwater that had accumulated in a well dug by TEPCO last month has revealed the high levels of strontium-90. The radioactive isotope was found in groundwater surrounding the turbine hall of Reactor No.2. The fission of plutonium and uranium in a nuclear reactor creates strontium-90 as a by-product.

via Radioactive isotopes found in groundwater at Fukushima nuclear plant site – Jun 19 2013 12:46 PM – Breaking News – Envirotech Online.

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