Fukushima Nuclear Plant Remains a Serious Problem

Japan to Spend Almost $500 Million on Water Crisis at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Japan pledged nearly $500 million (321.4 million pounds) to contain leaks and decontaminate radioactive water from the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, stepping up government efforts to cope with the legacy of the worst atomic disaster in a quarter of a century.

NYT article of Sept. 4 underscores how serious the problems are.

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3 Responses to Fukushima Nuclear Plant Remains a Serious Problem

  1. recoverydiva says:

    A friend who is a nuclear scientist told me that Fukushema is far more serious than Chernobyl.

  2. Remembering Chernobyl, many say, “But we don’t have that technology in our nuclear plants.” We DO have several plants on coastlines, which was the compounding problem in Japan. Earthquake, tsunami and the destruction of the local power infrastructure supporting the plant. We have all of these possibilities.

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