‘Typhoon Alert’ at Fukushima Plant: Concern winds could topple large cranes — Tepco trying to secure outdoor pipes and pumps that inject water into reactors buildings

Published: September 15th, 2013 at 8:55 pm ET
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Title: Damaged Fukushima plant on typhoon alert
Source: NHK
Date: Sept. 15, 2013

Damaged Fukushima plant on typhoon alert [...]

Workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are preparing for the approaching storm. [...]

Tokyo Electric Power Company workers have placed weights on large cranes used to move debris around the reactor building to keep them from being toppled by strong winds.

They also attached ropes to outdoor piping and pumps that are used to inject water into the reactors. [...]

See also: Reuters: Crane arm snaps while removing debris from Fukushima Unit 3 (VIDEO)

Published: September 15th, 2013 at 8:55 pm ET
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