TEPCO Pulls off Explosion-Averting Operation at Fukushima

Some rare good news: TEPCO reports their efforts to prevent another hydrogen explosion at Fukushima by pumping reactor No. 1 full of nitrogen is a success. How long this measure will hold off another dangerous buildup is unclear. [Kyodo News]

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That truly is fantastic news. TEPCO is already being ripped apart in the press, but they deserve enormous credit for their successes and this is near the top of the list. And to all of their employees risking their lives working on this they deserve a victory parade - and I was thinking through Tokyo, not Fukushima Prefecture.