Japan’s Nuclear Cleanup Could Take 20 Years

Posted by | November 13, 2011 10:44 | Filed under: Top Stories

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!
Copyright 2011 Liberaland
By: Obewon

Supercomputing quantum-mechanic with progressive political passions for renewable energy, Inertial Confinement laser Fusion of seawater's hydrogen2 & h3. https://life.llnl.gov/ & https://lasers.llnl.gov/about/missions/energy_for_the_future/life/

Leave a Reply