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Magnitude 7.1 aftershock disrupts efforts at Japan nuclear plant to stave off hydrogen explosions

As northeastern Japan coped with Thursday's magnitude 7.1* aftershock, the largest since the disastrous March 11 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami, the injection of nitrogen gas into one of the crippled reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was interrupted as Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCo) workers evacuated to a safer site, according to the Japan Broadcasting Corp (JBP)...

April 7, 2011 — Larry Greenemeier

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