Title: Session One: DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS OF ACCIDENT
Source: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Date: March 11, 2013, 9:00am to 6:15pm EST
Question: Why didn’t Reactor 2 explode?
Arnie Gundersen, Fairewinds chief engineer: Reactor 2 did explode […] In Reactor 2, the containment exploded.
There’s definitely a large crack, perhaps 5 inches in diameter in the containment itself.
So the explosion occurred in Unit 2 inside the containment.
Published: March 11th, 2013 at 12:35 pm ET