Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Japan to Scrap Quake-Hit N-reactors

Japan has announced that it will decommission four quake-hit nuclear reactors at the Fukushima nuclear power plant after failing to contain leakage of radiation out of them.

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of Fukushima nuclear plant, made the announcement on Wednesday, three weeks after attempts to control reactors one to four failed, the state-run BBC reports.

Meanwhile, the Japanese government has ordered the nuclear power plant operators to immediately implement new safety measures.


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