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Friday, March 11, 2011

Japanese Earthquake - Breaking 6:00 AM Friday

Fukushima 1 and 2 in emergency shutdown; numerous articles online. See here. Apparently loss of cooling was the culprit for both plants. Situation at this moment not known exactly.

Also, a fire was reported at Onagawa. See here.

Japan has declared a "Nuclear Power Emergency Situation" as a result of the loss of cooling at Fukushima.

All very preliminary news.

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