Paul Gunter, Beyond Nuclear, joins Thom Hartmann. Another day, another ominous development in Fukushima. According to new numbers from the Tokyo Electric Power Company - or Tepco - the plant's Operator - as many as 10 percent of the nuclear facility's containers may be leaking radioactive waste. And while the release of toxic chemicals into the environment is bad enough - this new problems comes with an added risk: it could cause a violent explosion. As one nuclear official told the Telegraph - since the leak was thought to be caused by a hydrogen build-up “If the concentration level is high, a spark caused by static electricity could cause a container to explode."
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