(BBC) US alarm over Japan atomic crisis

Increasing alarm has been expressed in the US about the crisis at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan.

Greg Jaczko, chairman of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), said attempts to cool reactors with sea water and prevent them from melting down appeared to be failing.

Emergency workers in the vicinity could be exposed to “potentially lethal” radiation doses, he said.

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One comment on “(BBC) US alarm over Japan atomic crisis

  1. Pageantmaster Ù† says:

    It is looking as if the Japanese have completely lost control, although the only people saying it that bluntly at the moment are the French. Prayers for the people of Japan and their safety and for prompt relief for them – Tsunami, freezing weather, and now this.