US delivers needed coolant to nuclear plant in Japan

By REUTERS
March 11, 2011 18:01

 
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WASHINGTON - The United States has transported coolant to a Japanese nuclear plant affected by a massive earthquake and will continue to assist Japan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday.

"We just had our Air Force assets in Japan transport some really important coolant to one of the nuclear plants," Clinton said at a meeting of the President's Export Council.

"You know Japan is very reliant on nuclear power and they have very high engineering standards but one of their plants came under a lot of stress with the earthquake and didn't have enough coolant," Clinton said.

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