Title: Tepco settles over nuke evacuee death
Date: Dec. 21, 2012
[...] Another steel beam was found during a later camera survey in addition to a 30-ton fuel exchanger and concrete pieces, which dropped into the [Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 spent fuel] pool when a hydrogen explosion occurred at the building after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami crippled the plant.
Tepco has confirmed that the steel beams and fuel exchanger have not touched the nuclear fuel rack. But it has noted fuel assemblies could have been damaged by the shock of their fall into the pool. [...]
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Published: December 21st, 2012 at 10:29 am ET