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Re: Summary status of the reactors earlier today

Fukushima Daiichi Unit 1
- 439 MWe BWR, 1971
- Automatically shut down
- Water level decreasing
- Pressure release implemented
- Explosion observed
- Containment believed intact
- Seawater injection has started
- Radiation levels did not rise after explosion

Unit 2
- 760 MWe BWR, 1974
- Automatically shut down
- Water level lower but steady
- Preparations for pressure release

Unit 3
- 760 MWe BWR, 1976
- Automatically shut down
- Preparations for pressure release

Unit 4
- 760 MWe BWR, 1978
- Shut for periodic inspection

Unit 5
- 760 MWe BWR, 1978
- Shut for periodic inspection

Unit 6
- 1067 MWe BWR, 1979
- Shut for periodic inspection

Fukushima Daini Unit 1
- 1067 MWe BWR, 1982
- Automatically shut down
- Offsite power available
- Water level stable
- Preparations for pressure release

Unit 2
- 1067 MWe BWR, 1984
- Automatically shut down
- Offsite power available
- Water level stable
- Preparations for pressure release

Unit 3
- 1067 MWe BWR, 1985
- Automatically shut down
- Offsite power available
- Water level stable
- Preparations for pressure release

Unit 4
- 1067 MWe BWR, 1987
- Automatically shut down
- Offsite power available
- Water level stable
- Preparations for pressure release


17 posted on 03/12/2011 3:43:56 PM PST by Nobel_1 (bring on the Patriots!)
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To: Nobel_1

Thanks for all the good posts. If I hear one more time this is worse than Chernobyl, I am going to go ludicrously super critical.


20 posted on 03/12/2011 3:55:15 PM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the occupation media. There are Wars and Rumors of War.)
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To: Nobel_1
NOBEL_1, you are Outstanding!

Any way this can be force-fed to CNN, Fox and all these other knee-jerk reactionaries who faint, then wake to go rabid about anything nuclear?

32 posted on 03/12/2011 4:45:38 PM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: Nobel_1

God,I feel so stupid when I read this stuff.

I think I’ll just go back to praying and crossing my fingers.


49 posted on 03/12/2011 5:57:58 PM PST by Mears
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