Tepco Expects to Begin Freezing Fukushima Ice Wall by Year End

  • Aim to resolve contaminated water issue by 2020 Olympics
  • About 300 tons of water a day flow into radioactive reactor

Tokyo Electric Power Co. expects to begin freezing a soil barrier by the end of the year to stop a torrent of water entering the wrecked Fukushima nuclear facility, moving a step closer to fulfilling a promise the Japanese government made to the international community more than two years ago.

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