New images of Unit 3 fuel pool show debris near surface, possibly in danger of falling inside — Tepco investigating “condition of steel members partially immersed in pool” (PHOTOS)
Published: September 13th, 2012 at 9:32 am ET
Investigation of the Inside of the Spent Fuel Pool for Fuel Removal from the Upper Part of Unit 3 Reactor Building at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
Tokyo Electric Power Company
- Date of investigation: September 13, 2012
- Number of workers involved: 19
An underwater camera was hung from the crawler crane down into the spent fuel pool to investigate the condition of the tip of steel members partially immersed in the pool water.
It appears more debris will soon be corroding away and falling into the fuel pool.
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