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Thursday
May052011

Tepco workers enter Fukushima Daiichi Unit 1 reactor building for first time since hydgrogen explosion

Reuters reports that Tokyo Electric Power Company has sent a small team of workers into the reactor unit 1 building at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant for the first time since a massive hydgrogen gas explosion destroyed the secondary containment in early to mid March. As reported, dose rates within the Unit 1 reactor building are still quite high, around 1 to 10 rem per hour.

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