RADJust days after officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) came clean about using radiation reading “errors” to cover up record levels of radioactive strontium-90 present in collection pools at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility back in July, the embattled power utility made headlines again for radioactive cesium-134 and radioactive cesium-137, both of which were also detected at dangerously high levels in groundwater near the plant. Reports indicate that groundwater samples collected from a fresh well near the plant’s second energy block recently tested for record levels of the two isotopes, which seemingly indicates a pattern of continued degradation at the plant rather than improvement. TEPCO has repeatedly tried to write off the situation as under control and constantly improving, but the latest radiation readings prove otherwise. MORE