Radioactive Leak Plugged at Japan's Reactor

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

An aerial view shows the quake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant in the Japanese town of Futaba, Fukushima prefecture on March 12, 2011. (STR/AFP/Getty Images/Getty)

Workers at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant say they've stopped a the leak that was sending highly radioactive water into the ocean. However, enough radioactive material has already flowed into ocean that it's worked its way up the food chain with fish 43 miles away testing for high levels of radioactive iodine 131. Ken Belson, reporter for The New York Times has the latest from Tokyo.

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