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Experts have warned of a potentially dangerous radiation leak if Japan proceeds with plans to flood a damaged reactor containment vessel at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The facility's operator has admitted uranium fuel rods in the No 1 reactor pa Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Tanya J. Maurer - May 13, 2011 - 4:34 AM PDT
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Edited by: Tanya J. Maurer - May 14, 2011 - 11:08 AM PDT

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by Randy Morrow - May. 15, 2011

The facility’s operator has admitted uranium fuel rods in the No 1 reactor partially melted after being fully exposed because of the 11 March tsunami. ... More »

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