Tuesday, May 24, 2011

TEPCO recognizes the meltdown in other two reactors at Fukushima

Tokyo. .- Japanese nuclear plant in Fukushima, damaged by the earthquake and tsunami of March 11, there were probably partial core melt in two other reactors, said Tuesday the operating company TEPCO. It is estimated that also in reactors 2 and 3 partially melted fuel rods. Thus, in the three reactors at the Fukushima plant that were operating at the time of the earthquake on 11 March meltdown occurred.

By the earthquake and subsequent tsunami plant parts were damaged, primarily the cooling systems. Since then leakage of radioactivity into the environment. So far, Tepco argued that only in the reactor 1 is largely melted fuel rods.

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