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Japan tackles hydrogen build-up, radiation concerns spread

Publié par Clifford Armion le 04/07/2011

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." Read on...
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"Japan tackles hydrogen build-up, radiation concerns spread", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juillet 2011. Consulté le 25/09/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/japan-tackles-hydrogen-build-up-radiation-concerns-spread