national

TEPCO to resume probe inside Fukushima No. 2 reactor on Friday

9 Comments

The requested article has expired, and is no longer available. Any related articles, and user comments are shown below.

© KYODO

©2018 GPlusMedia Inc.

9 Comments
Login to comment

just seeing the letters TEPCO makes me feel like I am being conned and lied to

0 ( +2 / -2 )

7 years later is nothing compared to 10000 years. hopefully by then we will develop the technology.

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

Although the specific damage to each reactor vessel/torus was markedly different, all three are the same design and suffered similar meltdowns, so information from one will surely add to the overall picture of what happened in the darkness beneath.

1 ( +2 / -1 )

most of the corium is outside the vessels. a lot is in the groundwater. some has been found 60km away in Ibaraki.

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

Goodlucktoyou,

You forgot to read your link:

The sands took up and retained radioactive cesium originating from the disaster in 2011 and have been slowly releasing it back to the ocean.

So, not corium - released caesium.

"No one is either exposed to, or drinks, these waters, and thus public health is not of primary concern here," the scientists said in a study published October 2 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

And little or no danger.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

The world's worst nuclear disaster EVER! No need to continually attempt to make the connection to Chernobyl, there is no comparison!

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

and strontium, americum, plutonium, and others.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Nuclear Power plant should be built underground. It's safer than above the ground when the powerful Earthquake was strike.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites