Fukushima reactors will be releasing radioactive steam for a year or more: US nuclear official

Published: May 27th, 2011 at 2:46 pm ET
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Japanese scientist: Fukushima meltdown occurred within hours of quake, Washington Post, May 26, 2011:

The six-reactor complex on Japan’s northeastern coast continues emitting radiation into the air and water [...]

[John E. Kelly, deputy assistant secretary for nuclear reactor technologies at the U.S. Energy Department] also stressed that Tepco would have to continue pumping water into the damaged reactor units and venting radioactive steam for a year or more. [...]

 

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