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Japan to Cover Damaged Nuclear Reactors with Giant Tents

Posted By admin On May 13, 2011 @ 6:21 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

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Friday, May 13, 2011

(Dow Jones) – Giant polyester covers will soon be placed around the damaged reactor buildings at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear complex to help contain the release of radioactive substances into the atmosphere, the plant operator said Friday.

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) will install the first cover at the No. 1 reactor, the focus of recent stabilization efforts, starting next month.

Workers will erect a steel framework and place a giant polyester tent-like cover around the reactor building. Similar covers will be placed around units No. 3 and 4. The work is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

A series of hydrogen explosions blew off the roofs and upper walls of the three reactors in the days after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami knocked out their cooling systems, triggering the overheating of the reactors.

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[3] Stock up with Fresh Food that lasts with eFoodsDirect (AD): http://www.efoodsdirect.com/

[4] Japan’s nightmare gets even WORSE: All THREE damaged nuclear reactors now in ‘meltdown’ at tsunami-hit power station: http://www.prisonplanet.com/japans-nightmare-gets-even-worse-all-three-damaged-nuclear-reactors-now-in-meltdown-at-tsunami-hit-power-station.html

[5] Two Nuclear Reactors Were Damaged by the Earthquake, BEFORE the Tsunami Hit … and the Entire Nuclear Reactor Design Is Flawed: http://www.prisonplanet.com/two-nuclear-reactors-were-damaged-by-the-earthquake-before-the-tsunami-hit-and-the-entire-nuclear-reactor-design-is-flawed.html

[6] Japan Finally Admits TOTAL Meltdown at 3 Nuclear Reactors Within Hours of Earthquake … And More Than DOUBLES Estimate of Radiation Released After Accident: http://www.prisonplanet.com/japan-doubles-plant-radiation-leak-estimate.html

[7] Could Nuclear Radiation From A Meltdown Of The Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Reactors In Japan Reach The United States?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/could-nuclear-radiation-from-a-meltdown-of-the-fukushima-dai-ichi-nuclear-reactors-in-japan-reach-the-united-states.html

[8] Japan nuclear reactors must pass tsunami test before reopening: http://www.prisonplanet.com/japan-nuclear-reactors-must-pass-tsunami-test-before-reopening.html

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