Workers Evacuated From Nuclear Plant as Tokyo Water Deemed Unsafe

Black smoke emerging from Unit 3 of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeastern Japan forced the temporary evacuation of workers, Tokyo's utility company said Wednesday. Operators of the power station have been toiling to cool the reactors and spent fuel pools at the plant after it was damaged by the March 11 tsunami, which knocked out power to the cooling systems. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said today that he regrets that rain and wind have spread radiation from...Full Story
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