Guardian, March 6, 2013: Although Tepco has managed to insert remote-controlled cameras into the damaged reactors’ outer vessels, it is still no closer to gauging the state of the damaged fuel – a prerequisite for removing it.
Reuters: So far, Tepco has only managed to insert remote controlled cameras, similar to endoscopes, into outer vessels of the reactors. The effort has obtained little useful data on the fuel debris, a vital first step before technology to remove it can be developed.
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Published: March 6th, 2013 at 12:57 pm ET