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Old May 24th, 2011, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Jerome Marot View Post
Even if Fukushima has left the front page of the news, the situation is still very serious.

Here you will find an estimate of land contamination around the plant (in French). A 20 Km zone and a 30-40 Km north-west extension will have to be evacuated for some time.

Here and here (English) you will find assessment of the situation in reactors cores. Apparently, core 1 has undergone almost total fusion.

They have a barge to "store" 10,000 tons of radioactively contaminated water but they already have that to get rid of! also a floating radioactive waste ship is a ticking time bomb in itself, given the chances of more accidents!

At last they seem top be using robots to clear debris.

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