posted on May, 12 2011 @ 11:22 AM
Now the company is concerned that the molten fuel may have breached the bottom of the containment vessel, escaping out into the outside world,
causing a environmental disaster. Read more:
I know all the posts are talking about how the spent fuel rods in Reactor 1 are in full meltdown, that the gauges were broken, that a good portion of
the rods were exposed to air since the beginning, but now I found this article stating that TEPCO previously believed the molten rods at the bottom of
the pool were still stable and covered in water, but now are afraid the molten mess has breached the bottom of the containment into the soil below,
creating an environmental disaster....(I would love to hear what THEY consider environmental disaster, meaning how worse is this than has ALREADY
happened (according to what they have previously released to the news media)....