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70% Nuclear Rods Damaged on Fukushima Reactor 1, 33% Damaged on Reactor 2, Partial Reactor Core Melting Possible

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)—the company that runs the Fukushima nuclear plants—says that 70% of the fuel rods have been damaged on the reactor 1 and 33% have been damaged on reactor 2. "The reactors' cores are believed to have partially melted" says the Japanese news agency Kyodo. Sadly, this confirms the…

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