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Drone Inspection of Fukushima Units 1 & 2 Vent Tower

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TEPCO reported on October 20th they used drones to measure radioactivity at the  reactors 1 and 2 vent tower.

Vent towers are quite unstable during earthquakes and are highly contaminated, they are therefore not easy to dismantle, even with robot

When they sent a drone into the vent tower, they found out that a bar prevented the drone to go in lower than 10-20 m below.

It’s pretty amazing that Tepco did not know that this bar was there and that they can not give its position more precisely.

TEPCO only  provided two pictures online with a laconic comment. No results of their radioactivity measuring was given. Transparency is progressing …

http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/nu/fukushima-np/handouts/2016/images/handouts_161020_02-e.pdf

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October 25, 2016 - Posted by | Fukushima 2016 | , , , , ,

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