Junichi Matsumoto Briefing on Water Contamination

April 21, 2011, Tokyo, Japan – Spokesperson Junichi Matsumoto of Tokyo Electric Power Co. briefs the media on radioactive contaminated water leaked into the sea from the Unit 2 of the crippled nuclear power plant in Fukushima during a news conference at its head office in Tokyo on Thursday, April 21, 2011. Matsumoto said highly contaminated water, estimated at about 520 tons, was discharged into the sea through a crack in a maintenance pit of the plant located along the Pacific coast some 200km northeast of Tokyo. Matsumoto also estimated the impact of the leakage would approximate 4,700 tera becquerel. (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)