Black smoke billows from No. 3 containing plutonium — “We don’t know the reason” (PHOTO)

Published: March 23rd, 2011 at 10:19 am ET
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Concern in Tokyo over radiation in tap water, AP, March 23, 2011:

NHK

In a new setback, black smoke billowed from Unit 3, prompting another evacuation of workers from the plant during the afternoon, Tokyo Electric officials said. They added that there had been no corresponding spike in radiation at the plant.

“We don’t know the reason” for the smoke, said Hidehiko Nishiyama of the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency.

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Published: March 23rd, 2011 at 10:19 am ET
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