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Japan:TEPCO to monitor xenon at Fukushima plant

Thursday, November 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 10,2011

Tokyo Electric Power Company or TEPCO says that it will install devices to detect radioactive xenon and determine any occurrence of nuclear criticality. Read more…

Japan:No criticality in Fukushima

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 8 ,2011

Japan’s nuclear agency has confirmed that sustained nuclear fission did not take place at the Fukushima nuclear power plant last week.

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Japan:TEPCO retracts criticality call +Related Article

Thursday, November 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 3 ,2011

The operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant has retracted an earlier assessment that a continuous nuclear reaction, or a criticality, could have taken place in the damaged Number 2 reactor.

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