Boiling Point: Reactor No. 4 spent fuel pool at 212 Fahrenheit

Published: March 24th, 2011 at 4:42 pm ET
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Status of the Nuclear Reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant, New York Times, March 24, 2011 at 2:35 pm EDT:

Reactor 4…

Resumption of spraying of water on the building to cool the spent fuel pool; the water temperature is 212 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Published: March 24th, 2011 at 4:42 pm ET
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