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Something Odd Is Happening at Reactor Number 4

From ZERO HEDGE

Something Odd Is Happening at Reactor Number 4

04/25/2011

NHK reports:

    The operator of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is carefully monitoring the situation at the Number 4 spent fuel pool, where the water temperature is rising despite increased injections of cooling water.

    Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, says it will inject 210 tons of water into the pool on Monday, after finding on Sunday evening that the temperature in the pool had risen to 81 degrees Celsius.

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    On Friday, TEPCO found that the pool's temperature had reached 91 degrees, so it began injecting 2 to 3 times the amount of water.

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    The Number 4 spent fuel pool stores 1,535 fuel rods, the most at the nuclear complex.

(Bear in mind that the amount of radioactive fuel at Fukushima dwarfs Chernobyl.)

As I noted on April 2nd:

    Nuclear engineer Arnie Gundersen notes that the spent fuel rods in reactor number 4 have no water, and the rods are exposed:

LINK to VIDEO, CHART & Rest of the Report...
http://www.zerohedge.com/article/something-odd-happening-reactor-number-4

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