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The Fukushima clean-up – a tremendous long-term task, at tremendous cost

FUKUSHIMA 2018: FUKUSHIMA CONTAMINATION, OLYMPICS 2020

Without doubt, the road ahead of TEPCO is a long one, beset with challenges greater than those faced to date. The Mid- and Long-Term Roadmap—the Japanese state-curated document outlining the decommissioning of Fukushima—envisions operations stretching a full 30-40 years into the future. Some have suggested it’s an optimistic target, others say that the plan lacks details on key, long-term issues such as permanent solid-waste storage beyond the onsite repository currently being employed. Certainly it is the case that key decisions remain. ……..

By all accounts, it is hard to gauge the costs for the Fukushima clean-up. Kohta told Ars that works completed to date have cost about 500.2 billion yen, or $4.7 billion—a tremendous sum, to be sure, but fractional compared to the estimate of 8 trillion yen ($74.6 billion) approved by the Japanese state last May for the complete decommissioning of Fukushima Daiichi.

THE REMEDIATION OF FUKUSHIMA —Remediating Fukushima—“When everything goes to hell, you go back to basics”ars Technica  It may take 40 years for the site to appear like “a normal reactor at the end of its life.”WILLIAM STEEL – 

 

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June 4, 2018 - Posted by | Fukushima continuing

1 Comment »

  1. Double post, already posted.

    Comment by dunrenard | June 4, 2018 | Reply


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