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Japan Lacks Decommissing
Experts For Fukushima

Associated Press, by Yuri Kageyama

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 12/15/2013 3:56:35 AM

TOKYO -- Japan is incapable of safely decommissioning the devastated Fukushima nuclear plant alone and must stitch together an international team for the massive undertaking, experts say, but has made only halting progress in that direction. Unlike the U.S. and some European countries, Japan has never decommissioned a full-fledged reactor. Now it must do so at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant. Three of its six reactors melted down after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, making what is ordinarily a technically challenging operation even more complex. The cloud over Japan´s capacity to get the decades-long job done has further undermined the image of the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/15/2013 6:06:57 AM     (No. 9654433)

Little late to be realizing this, isn´t it TEPCO?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LouD, 12/15/2013 6:27:32 AM     (No. 9654438)

Well, do we have any nuclear technicians who are looking for work? Here´s an opportunity to not only get a job, but get to travel!

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