TEPCO starts dismantling exhaust stack at crippled Fukushima plant


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If the nuclear arm of the Government of Japan had used scientific advancements to keep the SPF of all 7 nuclear reactors and the corium of 1-3 cool during and after entombing Fukushima Daiichi it would have been a great achievement. But instead we have go nowhere schemes, recycle, reuse cleanup projects that are a danger to everyone involved. If cement were poured on top of the whole NPP the exhaust stack would not be a danger. It is regrettable JAEA has made the choices that they have made.

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Yet more radioactive particles will be spread by this demolition work-should just encase the whole area in concrete!

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I am pretty sure rivers can and have been diverted in other locations all over the world. Advanced techology was to be engaged in solving the crisis of Fukushima Daiichi which is not similar to Chernobyl whose reactor containment blew outward. Fukushima Daiichi could have been entombed with the right research and funding being used for the endeavor.

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JAEA and TEPCO have thrown vast sums of money to their connections in 5 engineering firms. To pay for ad hoc schemes that were just meant to generate the firms wealth. For the past 8 years this criminal conduct has been going on. Endangering scores of workers and citizens in Japan. It is criminal incompetence.

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There are no easy answers like just pouring concrete over it. 

Right - plus, it would be unacceptable to the bureaucrats, who just want to make it go away so that they can pretend it never happened.

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TEPCO has already done just about all the damage it can do. Just bulldoze what's left into the ocean and hope it can make it's way to South Korea.

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Regardless of opinions about the government and Tepco and all the people involved, this action was expected and needed and is an acceptable move. The past cannot be changed.., but the future can be made better by this effort. We moust give credit to those have taken up the responsiblity and the task to do the cleanup.

Cost in the Billons over 40 years is a daunting task, fraught with dangers and uncertainty.

We must give support to their effort, as it will definitely affect us and our heirs and the world.

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