Japan says it is stepping up efforts to cool overheating fuel at the tsunami-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.Helicopters and water cannon have dumped seawater to try to prevent fuel rods melting, as engineers try to restore power to the coolant pumps.The International Atomic Energy Agency says the situation remains serious but has not significantly worsened.The confirmed death toll from Friday's 9.0 magnitude quake, which triggered the tsunami, has risen above 5,400.Police say about 9,500 people are still missing.IAEA official Graham Andrew told reporters in Vienna that the situation at Fukushima had not deteriorated, but could yet do so."We could say it's reasonably stable at the moment compared to yesterday," he said.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12768645
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The Tokyo Electric Power Co. has successfully restored power to part of a dangerously overheating nuclear power plant damaged by last week's earthquake and tsunami, a key move in efforts to cool the siteRead more: http://news.cnet.com/8301-30685_3-20044391-264.html#ixzz1Gtk5xABj
Efforts To Cool Spent Nuclear Fuel Seen Having Limited Impact TOKYO (Nikkei)--Military fire trucks and police water cannons sprayed water on a crippled nuclear reactor Thursday in a desperate attempt to stop the overheating of spent fuel rods, but a more effective cooling method is needed to contain the situation. .
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