Articles by Aaron Sheldrick and Antoni Slodkowski, Reuters
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Insight – After Disaster, the Deadliest Part of Japan’s Nuclear Clean-Up
Aaron Sheldrick and Antoni Slodkowski, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Aug 2013
The operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant is preparing to remove 400 tonnes of highly irradiated spent fuel, a dangerous operation that has never been attempted before on this scale. Containing radiation equivalent to 14,000 times the amount released in the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, more than 1,300 used fuel rods need to be removed from a building that is vulnerable to collapse.→ read full article