Title: Stunning Story from a Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Worker: Interview by Comedienne Oshidori Mako
Source: “Datsutte miru?” Magazine 9 (April 15, 2013); No Border Asia
Translation: World Network For Saving Children From Radiation
Date: June 23, 2013
– Then, what is the most serious problem?
Worker: That is undoubtedly reactor #2.
Professor of Tokyo University: As I thought! Even among researchers, the situation of reactor #2 is beyond imagination.
Workers: [...] But we are clueless about reactor #2. [...]
I’ll give you an extreme example. Let’s assume that the situation worsens to the point that it becomes impossible to pour water in order to cool off the reactor. For reactors #1, #3 and #4, a specialized squad prepared to bear the risks of radiation exposure can always enter the building and do the work required.
But in the case of reactor #2, radioactive emissions inside most buildings are extremely high that a prepared squad is likely to perish before it accomplishes its mission. [...]
Published: July 3rd, 2013 at 12:52 pm ET
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