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Meltdown Has Occurred At Fukushima Reactor

The Telegraph reports –

Engineers from the Tokyo Electric Power company (Tepco) entered the No.1 reactor at the end of last week for the first time and saw the top five feet or so of the core’s 13ft-long fuel rods had been exposed to the air and melted down. Previously, Tepco believed that the core of the reactor was submerged in enough water to keep it stable and that only 55 per cent of the core had been damaged. Now the company is worried that the molten pool of radioactive fuel may have burned a hole through the bottom of the containment vessel, causing water to leak.

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How Japan Is Explaining The Nuclear Power Plant Problems To Their Children – I’m Speechless! [video]

What Is Happening Inside The Japanese Nuclear Power Plants?

The New York Times has 2 slide shows that explain what is happening inside the Japanese nuclear power plants. The problems are explained so simply that even I can understand.

View the slide shows HERE.


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