Dangerous Breach Feared at Japanese Nuke Plant

A possible breach of one of the reactor cores at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant could lead to further contamination and be a major setback to efforts to bring the post-earthquake crisis under control, Japanese officials said today. A senior nuclear executive was quoted by the New York Times as saying, "There is a definite, definite crack in the vessel -- it's up and down and it's large." The executive told the Times that the crack runs down the side of the reactor vessel below the...Full Story
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