Title: New photos show damaged fuel storage pool at Fukushima plant
Source: AJW by The Asahi Shimbun
Date: April 14, 2012
Tokyo Electric Power Co. on April 13 released photos showing extensive damage at the spent fuel storage pool of the No. 3 reactor [...]
Part of the refueling structure, including a crane that weighs 35 tons and is used to lift and move fuel rods, and a fuel storage rack appeared in the photos [...]
The refueling machine is believed to have fallen underwater after a hydrogen explosion in March last year.
[...] the latest photos showed twisted steel frames and other rubble in the water.
[...] Removing the rubble that has piled up around the fuel rods is expected to present a major challenge.
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Published: April 14th, 2012 at 4:09 am ET