Title: UPDATE ON FUKUSHIMA
Date: February 21, 2013
Chris Harris, former licensed Senior Reactor Operator and engineer: TEPCO releases video footage of Fukushima Daiichi Reactor 3 spent fuel pool [...]
Plenty of heavy steel beams and refueling equipment that must be cleared out of the way in order to see how badly damaged each fuel assembly is.
There is little doubt that failed fuel exists, which is highly radioactive.
See also: New footage from Fukushima Unit 3 shows "large amounts of debris and sediment accumulating on fuel racks" (VIDEOS)
Published: February 25th, 2013 at 8:35 pm ET
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