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Japanese Officials at Odds If Water Dumps Helped Crippled Nuclear Plant

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Thursday, March 17, 2011


Japanese officials are at odds over whether water dumps on the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant Thursday has worked as high radiation levels have been detected 19 miles away from the plant.

A spokesman for the Tokyo Electric Power Company told Japan news agency NHK that “it appears the mission was successful,” while a spokesman for the Nuclear And Industrial Safety Agency says the water cannons failed in their attempt to cool the unit when the water failed to reach its target from safe distances.

Japanese military helicopters dumped water onto the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant’s damaged reactors and emergency crews tried unsuccessfully to douse the reactors with water cannons.

An official from the Tokyo Electric Power Company told Japan news agency NHK “that there is a greater possibility they will be able to fill the spent fuel rod pool” for the Unit 3 reactor.

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