Fukushima engineers hampered by lack of power in fight to cool reactors

Guardian: The central problem behind almost every hurdle faced by the workers at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has been – and remains – a lack of power supply. Since electricity was knocked out by the tsunami it has been impossible to run the pumps that cool the reactor cores and circulate water around storage pools used to keep spent fuel rods cold. Last week engineers succeeded in connecting power to some of the reactors, but three remain in a dangerous and precarious state. The fuel rods inside reactors......

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