Japan’s Nuclear Cleanup Could Take 20 Years
Submitted by Obewon
A nuclear meltdown seen up close:
…the exact condition of the fuel within the No. 1 and No. 3 reactors, whose cores appear to have melted through the inner containment vessels.
“Cold shutdown is an indication that the accident phase is over,” said Akira Tokuhiro, a professor of nuclear engineering at the University of Idaho in Idaho Falls, “but the next phase of cleaning up will take more than 20 years.”Click here for reuse options!
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