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Japan Plans $470M Ice Wall to Stop Fukushima Leaks

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September 3, 2013
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To contain the leaks and decrease the radiation levels in the contaminated water, Tokyo has unveiled plans to build an underground ice wall.


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AFP (Sep. 10, 2013) — Japan pledges a renewed push to contain potentially hazardous leaks at Fukushima after the operator of the crippled plant reports spiking levels of radiation in groundwater.
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Contaminated Water at Fukushima Plant to Be Frozen

Contaminated Water at Fukushima Plant to Be Frozen

AFP (July 10, 2014) — The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant takes foreign press on a tour of the “ice wall” it is building to block contaminated water from leaking into the ocean. Duration: 00:46 Video provided by AFP
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Human Errors Hurt Cleanup Efforts at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Human Errors Hurt Cleanup Efforts at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Newsy (Oct. 7, 2013) — Tepco, the company in charge of the plant, is being criticized by Japan's government and media for continuing leaks.
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College Student Creates 'Spider-Man' Technology

College Student Creates 'Spider-Man' Technology

Buzz60 (June 12, 2012) — The Air Force put a challenge out to American college students to see who could come up with the best design to help soldiers climb a 90-foot wall. Engineering students at Utah State University answered the call and won the design contest with a pack that uses vacuum suction to stick to the wall, allowing for scaling like Spider-Man. Patrick Jones reports.
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