Indie | Japan nuclear expert warns of further radiation releases from Fukushima — Risks should be explained to nearby residents (VIDEO)

Posted on July 20, 2011




Indie | ENENEWS | 20 July 2011

Expert: Risks remain at Fukushima Daiichi plant, NHK, July 20, 2011:

A nuclear expert has warned that radiation could still be released from Fukushima

An expert says that radiation could be released from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in about 2 and half days if the injection of cooling water into reactors is halted for any reason. 

Masanori Naito, director in charge of nuclear safety analysis at the Institute of Applied Energy, was speaking to NHK about the revised plan to bring the troubled plant under control. […]

Naito says nuclear fuel levels at the plant have dropped below one-tenth of what they were immediately after the accident, but warns of remaining risks.

He says the government and TEPCO should explain these risks to nearby residents […]

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