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Japan tackles hydrogen build-up, radiation concerns spread

The Chicago Tribune, 7 April 2011
Publié le : 7 avril 2011
 Mayumi Negishi and Yoko Nishikawa 
"TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan pumped nitrogen into a crippled nuclear reactor Thursday, trying to prevent an explosive build-up of hydrogen gas, as the world's worst nuclear disaster in 25 years fired debate over the safety of atomic power in the United States.

"In a sign of growing international concern over radiation fall-out from the earthquake-wrecked Japanese plant, some schools in neighboring South Korea closed because parents were worried that rain there might be toxic.

"Latest data, meanwhile, showed that foreign tourists were shunning Japan during what would normally be one of the most popular seasons to visit the country."

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