Japan stops radioactive water leak into ocean

Tokyo Electric Power Co. spokesman Naoki Tsunoda said today the company’s attempt to stem the leak by injecting 1,500 liters (400 gallons) of “water glass,” or sodium silicate, and another agent near a seaside pit where the water was leaking appeared to have been successful.
In the meantime, the Japanese government set radiation safety limits for fish for the first time Tuesday, after radiation levels in water just outside the damaged nuclear plant registered 7.5 million times higher than the legal limits on Saturday.
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