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TEPCO claims to have found ‘fuel debris’ in No. 2 reactor

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TEPCO finds ‘fuel debris’ in No. 2 reactor
 
The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says it has found what looks like fuel debris in the plant’s No. 2 reactor.
The nuclear accident occurred in March, 2011.
 
Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, on Friday looked inside the containment vessel of the No. 2 reactor.
 
TEPCO confirmed, for the first time, the existence of chunks that are believed to be a mixture of melted nuclear fuel and parts of bindings.
 
The company plans to determine how to remove the debris based on the results of the investigation.
 
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January 19, 2018 - Posted by | Fukushima 2018 | , ,

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