Interview with Nuclear Engineer Chris Harris
Sept 6, 2012
Transcript at 24:00 in
Re: Radioactive waste dump in Tochigi Prefecture
Chris Harris, former licensed Senior Reactor Operator and engineer: The highest [level radioactive waste] would still be at Fukushima.
Because there’s no way to move the sludge that they actually are creating by using the water reclamation system that they threw together so they could keep on injecting water and try to recycle it.
The problem with that as we discussed before is the filtration system has residue, and that stuff is screaming hot…
There’s no way to remove that, these tanks could rupture.
They’re running out of room, these tanks could rupture because they’re not seismically built.
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Published: September 7th, 2012 at 10:06 am ET
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