NBC News: ‘FUKUSHIMA Reactors Still Deteriorating’ – ‘All We Can Do Now Is Pray’


NBC News reports on one of Japan’s nuclear ghost towns in a sobering article on the still deteriorating state of the Fukushima nuclear reactors.

NBC News: ‘FUKUSHIMA Reactors Still Deteriorating’ – ‘All We Can Do Now Is Pray’
Posted by Alexander Higgins – July 27, 2012 at 8:49 pm – Permalink – Source via Alexander Higgins Blog
In Japan, a nuclear ghost town stirs to life

NBC News reports on one of Japan’s nuclear ghost towns in a sobering article on the still deteriorating state of the Fukushima nuclear reactors.

In Japan, a nuclear ghost town stirs to life

Source: NBC News
Author: Kyle Drubek
Date: July 26, 2012
Hiroaki Koide, a nuclear reactor specialist and an assistant professor at Kyoto University

“The state of the reactors is still deteriorating … the incident is still progressing”
“The current issues we are faced with is how to remove the radioactive material without releasing it”
“All we can presently do is pray that there is not a large earthquake”

Odaka Hotel Owner

Kobayashi also is highly suspicious of the assurances of the Japanese government and TEPCO about the Fukushima Daichi plant’s status.
“If there is no radiation exposure danger here, then the only danger remaining is the reactors. I think that is why we are not being allowed to return”
“We just want to know the truth, no matter how bad it is. If they hide one thing from us, how can we believe anything they say?”

Source: EneNews

Categories: ENVIRONMENT, FUKUSHIMA

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