TEPCO to begin injecting nitrogen into reactor at Fukushima Daiichi Unit 1

World Nuclear News reported a little while ago:

…Tepco has been given permission to inject nitrogen gas into the reactor vessel of Fukushima Daiichi unit 1. According to a company press release, the move is being considered to displace oxygen and reduce the risk of a hydrogen explosion.

First admission I’d heard that there was still a risk of another explosion….

Link: http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/RS-Fukushima_leak_plugged_nitrogen_considered-0604117.html?utm_source=World+Nuclear+News&utm_campaign=d9e7b48fc0-WNN_Daily_6_April_20114_6_2011&utm_medium=email


About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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