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So the risk is two-fold. The water they are releasing is industrial waste (phosphate and nitrogen) so they are controlled dumping industrial waste from one tower to avoid the second risk which wound be the worse scenario, a rupture of the current tower taking out another tower more loaded other phosphogypdum, which is radioactive

Both bad. One really bad though and hopefully averted

“ There is some concern the reservoir’s breach could destabilise other holding ponds, which are believed to contain water contaminated with heavy metals.”