Nuclear regulators' Fukushima crisis probe hit by coronavirus


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BS, these "investigators" have had nearly 10 years to get their job done, and are just using the virus as an excuse!

> "We can't do it during the summer period," a senior NRA official said, as it will be impossible to carry out an investigation under the summer heat wearing heavy radiation protection gear.

Right, but the 4,000 workers can all drop dead for all you care! This is BS too! If you can't do the job, get someone who can and quit wasting our tax money!

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They'll say anything to avoid telling everyone the truth. They are in protective gear (i hope) which gives them better protection than the Abenomasks we (well some people) received from the J-Gov. Besides that, what's to investigate? Everyone already knows TEPCO ignored safety regulations so that they can enjoy profits and all their Osens and other company sponsored vacation spots. And who puts emergency cooling systems for a nuclear power plant below sea level?

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10 years? And how many tax payer dollars, these guys have found a way to justify their incompetence using my tax money. Now summer is coming so they still get paid for doing nothing?

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So they're concerned about the virus? The summer heat too much in all the protective clothing? What are the working and living conditions for the clean up crew? I would assume summer heat be damned for the crew, and I doubt if they're living within acceptable social distancing guidelines. Let us see their conditions. Also remember that Abe told the world that Fukushima has never been and will never be a threat to Tokyo when he was touting his Olympics. If you can't get regulators into the site, how do we know the site will be safe for the Olympics? I may be wrong but I believe the next step in the precarious process was to begin pulling the spent fuel rods this year, but because of the Olympics it was postponed to next year. Now that the Olympics could possibly be held next year, are they going to delay again?

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SARS-CoV-2 isn’t going anywhere. Pick your NRA team. Test then quarantine then send them. Yes it is hot in the summer.

Not one kilogram of the triple meltdown has yet to be removed. Not one fuel rod from Reactors 1 & 2 spent fuel pool has been removed. Yes wait until fall weather. Oh lets not rush to begin removing the radioactive water pumped daily form radioactive contamination of Fukushima Aquifer This will take over 100 years to complete. So what’s the rush? Wait 100 years if we retrieve and remove and store where? Only 10 years if after Olympics when Abe announces we are going to cover up the problem and walk away. Leaving cement dome of doom forever. Yes there is no rush after all.
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