On the second power reactor Fukushima broken shell

On the second power Japanese nuclear emergency, "Fukushima-1" may have broken the shell of the reactor, which covers the nuclear fuel rods. There can be a leak of radioactive water into the space, closed outer steel casing. This was stated by representatives of the operator station — the power company Tokyo Electric Power.
However, the experts of the National Agency for Nuclear and Industrial Safety believes that the probability of a direct violation of the reactor shell is small. "However, we believe all options" — said at a press conference, a representative of the agency.
Meanwhile, according to ITAR-TASS, the Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano admitted that the second power plant "Fukushima-1" could have been a partial meltdown of fuel. However, according to him, this process was of a temporary nature. Since the molten fuel, said the Secretary General's office, with reference to the report of the experts he had received apparently made contact water, which then somehow got into the turbine hall of the second power and became a source of extremely high radiation. "She came in contact with the melt is temporary fuel" — said Edano.
Earlier today, the Nuclear Safety Commission gave Prime Minister Naoto Kan document, which states that the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1", apparently spewed highly radioactive water directly from the outer shell of the second reactor, which is now the most serious problem. The report highlights the extreme danger that such a development could lead to significant contamination of the station area and the adjacent sea area. Experts pointed to the need to quickly pump out and clean up this radioactive water.
This has now become the main task of the experts working on the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1". Now they have successfully moved the water that had collected on the floor of the hall first diesel power unit, the circulating pool, designed to cool the steam from the reactor. The second and third blocks of such work are not conducted. This is due to the fact that the circulation of these reactors overflowing pools, and professionals looking for tanks, where it would be pumped radiation-contaminated water. Today the presence of radioactive substances in the water turbine hall of the second block was 19 million becquerels per cubic centimeter, which is 100 thousand times the normal allowable for such premises NPP

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