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Nitrogen gas pumped into nuclear plant

Thursday, April 07, 2011 - 01:22

Apr 7 - Engineers pump nitrogen gas into a reactor at the Daiichi nuclear plant as environmental group, Greenpeace measure radiation levels in the area. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports.

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Japan pounds nitrogen gas into the crippled nuclear reactor in an attempt to prevent an explosive buildup of hydrogen gas. A plant operator -- insisted there was a precautionary measure and there was only an extremely small chance of repeat explosion. In towns around the Fukushima prefecture environmental group Greenpeace message radiation levels. Levels here were considerably higher in spinach leaves them the government limits. Those a case of within that thirty -- to nuclear zone in demand some fifty were advised to stay -- doors. Dozens of people though went down to the -- cool to submit stabbed claims. Delays she plans to operate just said it was considering compensation for residents and towns affected it's been on some of mayor criticized the government's handling the crisis. I mean they still Monday appeal all the government has done -- spread fear among the residents in the fear isn't something I think home CEO this damage will remain with them is you know what -- -- Head of the UN scientific body said the situation at the plant was not expected to have any serious impact upon people's health. -- -- fantasy. Creatures.

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Nitrogen gas pumped into nuclear plant

Thursday, April 07, 2011 - 01:22