Sunday, March 20, 2011

Power Restored To Two Japanese Reactors

From the live twitter feed at Commoon Dreams.org
bbcbreaking Tokyo Electric Power Company declares #nuclear reactor units 5 and 6 under control after their fuel storage pools cooled down #Fukushima

From Reuters:
"There have been some positive developments in the last 24 hours but overall the situation remains very serious," said Graham Andrew, a senior official of Vienna-based U.N. watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Working in suits sealed by duct tape, engineers have managed to re-establish power cables to the No. 1, 2, 5 and 6 reactors and plan to start testing systems soon, officials say.
If the pumps cannot restart, drastic and lengthy measures may be needed like burying the plant in sand and concrete.

1 comment:

  1. Radiation in Tokyo water supply:

    http://www.rawstory.com/rawreplay/2011/03/radiation-in-tokyo-water-slain-firefighters-honored/

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