More storage tanks coming to Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) said it plans to add more storage tanks that will store contaminated water by the end of March 2015 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.

TEPCO said it will increase the capacity of the tanks to up to 800,000 tons by March 31, according to NHK World. The tanks can currently store about 480,000 tons of radioactive water, but 90 percent of them are already full. TEPCO said in the article it accelerated the construction plan as it can transport prefabricated tanks from manufacturers by ship.

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