nuclear meltdowns

Remote-Controlled Probe Picks Up Radioactive Debris At Fukushima For The First Time

Remote-Controlled Probe Picks Up Radioactive Debris At Fukushima For The First Time

Tepco, the state-owned operator of the badly damaged Fukushima nuclear plant, has conducted an important test in which a remote-controlled probe managed to grasp several small grains of radioactive debris, AFP reports. The successful operation marked an important achievement for the company as it prepares for a cleanup operation that…

The Cleanup At Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Plant Has Been Delayed Yet Again

The Cleanup At Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Plant Has Been Delayed Yet Again

With the backing of Japan’s government, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) has decided to revise its plan to remove highly radioactive spent fuel from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. It’s the fourth re-think made by the utility since the plant suffered a meltdown following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami…