Saturday, March 12, 2011

Japan: possible radioactive leak from a nuclear power plant

A small radioactive leak could occur in the central Fukushima. The authorities would prepare it to release radioactive steam to bring down the pressure rise too much, said the agency Kyodo. Previously, the same agency had said it had increased the radiation level inside the building that houses the turbine of the nuclear installation, damaged in the earthquake. The United States sent coolant to Japan . This was announced by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. According to the agency Kyodo Prime Minister Naoto Kan could go to the center for inspection.

The Japanese authorities issued an evacuation order for 6 000 inhabitants within a radius of 3 km from the central and were put on alert troops anti-contamination. A fire was extinguished at the turbine plant Onagawa. In all, eleven states that have nuclear reactor automatically stopped after the arrival of the first shock.

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