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Aug
15

How exciting

This should be on television. The ultimate reality show. Watch engineers and technicians move fuel rods. One mistake and the consequences affect every single living being on the planet. Riveting.

Imagine the ratings.

Containing radiation equivalent to 14,000 times the amount released in the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima 68 years ago, more than 1,300 used fuel rod assemblies packed tightly together need to be removed from a building that is vulnerable to collapse, should another large earthquake hit the area.

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/08/14/us-japan-fukushima-insight-idUKBRE97D00M20130814

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Insight: After disaster, the deadliest part of Japan’s nuclear clean-up | Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) – The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is preparing to remove 400 tons of highly irradiated spent fuel from a damaged reactor building, a dangerous operation that has

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