Saturday, March 12, 2011

Japan on alert for excessive heating of a nuclear reactor

Tokyo (Writing / AP) .- The Japanese government has decreed a nuclear alert in eleven of the reactors in the country. But there is one in which the concern is high because it is warming because of the damage sustained by the massive earthquake and tsunami that has suffered this morning northeast of Japan, as reported by the Prefecture of Police in the region of Fukushima.

On the other hand, the fire desatadoen turbine section of the Japanese nuclear Onagawa in Miyagi province, was suffocated, according to Japanese officials said the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The executive has declared "emergency alert" by excessive heating in a reactor owned by the utility Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), although so far there has been no radiation leak.

The prefecture has reported that "are complicating the task of cooling of two reactors at the Fukushima nuclear facilities," according to NHK television reported. The Prime Minister of Japan, Naoto Kan, today declared nuclear alert after the country's northeast was shaken by an earthquake of magnitude 8.9, while at the same time said that no radiation leaks have been detected in or near nuclear plants, reports DPA.

The government spokesman Yukio Edan, Kan said that the alarm atomic decreed to facilitate the eventual adoption of emergency measures. People living near the nuclear plant was ordered to take special measures. 2,000 evacuated from problems in the Japanese nuclear authorities asked 2,000 people to leave their homes near a nuclear plant in Fukushima province, due to possible leakage of radioactive material, the agency said Japan's Jiji.

The local government asked the villagers within a radius of two kilometers around the reactor to abandon their homes. An earthquake of magnitude 8.9 on the Richter scale hit China this morning and caused a huge tsunami. Eleven Eleven nuclear reactors are stalled nuclear reactors have ceased its activity in Japan after the earthquake of 8.8 magnitude on the Richter scale which struck the east, although the Government has ensured that there were no radiation leaks.

Despite ensure that there is no record of "radioactive material offsite," Japan has declared a state of emergency nuclear power as Japan's law states. "Parts of nuclear power automatically turn off after the earthquake," he said at a press conference the Prime Minister of Japan, Naoto Kan.

A fire near the center turbine electricity generation led Onawaga caution there, but according to the operator of the plant, Tohoku, the fire is controlled, there has been no escape and there is no risk. "The plant is stopped," he said Tohoku, which manages the plant in the area most affected by the earthquake.

According to the local agency Kyodo, all plants in the coastal area most affected by the quake, said they did not report any anomalies to earthquake.

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