TV News LIES

Thursday, Feb 26th

Last update07:23:06 AM GMT

You are here News Environment Nuclear fuel has melted through base of Fukushima plant

Nuclear fuel has melted through base of Fukushima plant

E-mail Print PDF

The nuclear fuel in three of the reactors at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant has melted through the base of the pressure vessels and is pooling in the outer containment vessels, according to a report by the Japanese government.

The radiation will also have contaminated the soil and plant and animal life around the facility, making the task of cleaning up more difficult and expensive, as well as taking longer.

The experts have also yet to come up with a plan for decommissioning the ruined plant. Studies have estimated that the cost of the accident at Fukushima may rise as high as $250 billion over the next 10 years.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


U.S. Seas Rose to 'Unprecedented' Record Levels

sea level riseSea levels north of New York City rose by 128mm in two years, according to a...

Brazil arrests alleged deforestation king of Amazon

Amazon deforestationBrazilian police have arrested the "biggest deforester" of the Amazon jungle, identified as Ezequiel Antonio Castanha,...

Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill, The Third Veto Of His Presidency

Keystone XL pipelinePresident Barack Obama formally vetoed legislation authorizing the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday,...

Feds predict 10 fuel trains could derail per year

trains could derail at ten per yearThe federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!