Monday, May 9, 2011

Radiation levels drop in the reactor 1 of Fukushima

Tokyo .- The radiation levels in the reactor a nuclear plant in Fukushima-1 have decreased after installing a fan that filters the radioactive substances, as reported by Japanese news agency Kyodo. Workers may re-enter the plant to work on the stabilization of the reactor, as reported by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO).

The company said it expects that the levels of radioactivity in the plant is stabilized within six to nine months. Moreover, the death toll from the earthquake and tsunami of March 11 has reached 14,877, while 9960 other people remain missing, as reported by the Japanese National Police.

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