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They must understand that strong fire can be extinguished only with fire.
Japan Finally Admits The Truth: "Right Now, We Have An Emergency At Fukushima"
"Today" doesn't matter,only the future matters,still is time for such an operation.
Originally posted by schadenfreude
reply to post by piequal3because14
That may have been doable in 2011, (with political consequences no one would fall on the sword for) but now?
Pffttt. No way in hades is that doable now. (IMHO)
Groundwater contaminated with radioactive substances from the No. 1 plant's stricken reactors has likely been flowing into the ocean with the rise and fall of the tide. To counteract the seepage, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) ordered TEPCO on Aug. 2 to pump out groundwater before it reaches the waterfront.
TEPCO's pumping plans call for sinking a well on the site and pumping out some 100 metric tons of groundwater per day. The above-ground storage tanks for contaminated water are, however, already almost full, and the utility is considering using the No. 2 reactor turbine building and other alternative sites to store the groundwater.
To prevent contaminated groundwater from reaching the ocean, TEPCO had already begun work on a subterranean wall made by applying sodium silicate -- or "liquid glass" -- to soil near the ocean, hardening it and creating a barrier. However, getting the wall all the way up to the last 1.8 meters beneath the surface is not technically feasible.
Originally posted by Phantasmagoric
We are destroying this planet, our spaceship; unique, exquisite, delicate and beautiful...for how long??i]reply to post by R_Clark
Originally posted by Thorneblood
reply to post by ItDepends
Hawaii, and then the East Coast?
Originally posted by fatpastyhead
could someone explain to me what effects this will have both long time and short. will it completely pollute the pacific?
I realise I probably sound very stupid but would like to know just how serious this is.
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So, the biggest question is, who are these people? Who are the people who felt the need to defend this horror instead of error on the side of safety?
Did these people really believe the "free and safe nuclear energy" bull#*&t created by the military PR folks who desperately needed "free and safe nuclear fuel for weapons to assure the death of those using the free and safe nuclear energy?"