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Testing of groundwater outside the turbine

building of reactor No. 2 had shown the level

of strontium-90 had increased by more than

100 times between December 2012 and May

this year, Toshihiko Fukuda, a general manager

at TEPCO, told a news conference.

The reading for strontium-90 increased from 8.6

becquerels to 1,000 becquerels per liter between

December 8, 2012 and May 24, 2013, Fukuda said.

The elevated reading of strontium is more than

30 times the legal limit of 30 becquerels per liter.

TEPCO had previously been trying to convince

skeptical local fishermen that it is safe to dump

100 tons of the groundwater a day into the ocean

to take some of the strain off its storage facilities.

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