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TEPCO: Unit 2 containment vessel leaking

Posted By admin On April 18, 2011 @ 3:35 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Xinhuanet [1]
April 18, 2011

In Japan, the Vice President of the Tokyo Electric Power Company, Sakae Muto, says the Containment Vessel of Fukushima Reactor 2 is leaking, and has probably been damaged. But he added that no problems have been found with the spent fuel rods in Reactor 4.

Meanwhile the nation’s Chief Secretary, Yukio Edano, has arrived in Fukushima Prefecture for the first time since the disaster unfolded. Sunday’s mission was aimed at explaining government policies to local leaders.

Edano says the administration will take full responsibility for the livelihoods of those evacuated. Late on Saturday, radioactivity around the facility was reported to have risen sharply once again, signaling the possibility of new leaks. Workers are continuing to spray water into the overheated reactors.

(Source: CNTV.cn)

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[4] Fukushima Containment Vessels May Be Leaking, Tepco Says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fukushima-containment-vessels-may-be-leaking-tepco-says.html

[5] Fukushima beyond point of no return as radioactive core melts through containment vessel: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fukushima-beyond-point-of-no-return-as-radioactive-core-melts-through-containment-vessel.html

[6] Tepco starts flooding No. 1 reactor vessel: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tepco-starts-flooding-no-1-reactor-vessel.html

[7] THREE Nuclear Containment Vessels Leaking in Japan: http://www.prisonplanet.com/three-nuclear-containment-vessels-leaking-in-japan-but-u-s-law-is-based-on-assumption-that-it-is-impossible-for-containment-vessels-to-leak.html

[8] TEPCO now admits that three Fukushima reactors have melted, large holes present in containment vessels: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tepco-now-admits-that-three-fukushima-reactors-have-melted-large-holes-present-in-containment-vessels.html

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