Japan concerned about more explosions — “Considering injecting nitrogen into containment vessels” -Kyodo

Published: April 1st, 2011 at 7:24 pm ET
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URGENT: Gov’t eyes injecting nitrogen into reactor vessels to prevent blasts, Kyodo, April 1, 2011:

The government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. are considering injecting nitrogen into containment vessels of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant’s reactors to prevent hydrogen explosions, government sources said Friday.

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Published: April 1st, 2011 at 7:24 pm ET
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7 comments to Japan concerned about more explosions — “Considering injecting nitrogen into containment vessels” -Kyodo

  • WindorSolarPlease

    I believe the very best is on this, from everywhere pulling together to stop this.

    Whatever they decide to do, I pray it works.

  • xdrfox

    Seems like it would be such a sudden temperature change,.. Have they ever tried this with a minuscule amount of active elements hiding behind a bunker a mile away ?

  • xdrfox

    I know what happens when your pour hot water on frozen water in a commode.

  • WindorSolarPlease

    I think this is so very serious, that I think they are in desperate mode to stop this..It probably needed to be stop sooner than this.

  • xdrfox

    When that second Big Explosion, I new we “all” were in harms way !

    • WindorSolarPlease

      Hi xdrfox,

      From the first day I heard of it, I wanted to take a very long trip.

      Radiation is something that you don’t fool around with.

      You know it’s coming, you just have to get out of the way.

      However, I’m still here with the family.

  • Cyclops2

    Well, all the G E reactor people MIGHT have gone to Antarctica for a few weeks to hide.

    Hope they took enough to last about 50 years.
    There are tons of fuel rods to burn up.

    The Southeren Hemisphere will get more than enough by then.