posted on Mar, 14 2011 @ 02:38 AM
Important nuclear related information for the past 6 hours.
10:21 PM EDT - Japan nuclear safety agency confirms hydrogen explosion at Fukushima Daiichi plant No.3.
11:35 PM EDT - The core container of #3 was intact, Jiji news agency said, quoting the plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), but the local
government warned those still in the 20-km (13-mile) evacuation zone to stay indoors. Kyodo news agency quoted TEPCO as saying workers were injured in
1:06 AM EDT - The U.S. Navy says they have temporarily positioned ships and planes away from a Japanese nuclear plant after detecting low level
2:18 AM EDT - Fukushima Daiichi plant No.2 reactor cooling functions have stopped, the Jiji news agency is reporting.
3:13 AM EDT - TEPCO has completed releasing hydrogen from the Fukushima Daiichi No. 2 reactor building.
3:22 AM EDT - Japan's chief cabinet secretary Edano says so far there is no radiation level rise at the Fukushima plant after the explosion, reported
earlier. Edano confirms the Fukushima No. 2 reactor cooling functions have stopped, water levels are falling and they are preparing to pour sea water
into the No. 2 reactor.
3:40 AM EDT - TEPCO says it has started pouring seawater into the Fukushima Daiichi No. 2 reactor.
3:51 AM EDT - Japan's government confirms there are problems at the Fukushima Daiichi plant No.2 reactor. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano says
water levels at the reactor are falling.
4:15 AM EDT - Tepco says it cannot confirm if seawater reached inside the reactor of Daiichi No. 2 unit
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