Fukushima one year on

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by robinson » Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:02 pm

Ah, the good old no TrueTM SkepticTM fallacy!
You never know what's going to happen, then some shit happens nobody saw coming, then later somebody says they knew it was coming, then some new shit happens nobody saw coming, rinse and repeat

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by robinson » Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:02 pm

No true skeptic would call me a bot
You never know what's going to happen, then some shit happens nobody saw coming, then later somebody says they knew it was coming, then some new shit happens nobody saw coming, rinse and repeat

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by robinson » Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:07 am

You twit
You never know what's going to happen, then some shit happens nobody saw coming, then later somebody says they knew it was coming, then some new shit happens nobody saw coming, rinse and repeat

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by robinson » Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:10 am

robinson wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:04 pm
The Internet can make you cranky
sparks wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:39 pm
Can?
Yes, it can. The trick is, or rather the secret of it all, is to not look at internet
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Witness » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:38 pm

Fukushima: Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says

More than a million tonnes of contaminated water lies in storage but power company says it will run out of space by 2022

The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will have to dump huge quantities of contaminated water from the site directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s environment minister has said – a move that would enrage local fishermen.

More than 1 million tonnes of contaminated water has accumulated at the plant since it was struck by a tsunami in March 2011, triggering a triple meltdown that forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents.

Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) has struggled to deal with the buildup of groundwater, which becomes contaminated when it mixes with water used to prevent the three damaged reactor cores from melting.

Tepco has attempted to remove most radionuclides from the excess water, but the technology does not exist to rid the water of tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen. Coastal nuclear plants commonly dump water that contains tritium into the ocean. It occurs in minute amounts in nature.

Tepco admitted last year that the water in its tanks still contained contaminants beside tritium.

Currently, more than 1m tonnes of contaminated water is held in almost 1,000 tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi site, but the utility has warned that it will run out of tank space by the summer of 2022.
https://www.theguardian.com/environment ... ister-says

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by sparks » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:49 pm

You'd think that after 8 years of cooling of what's left of the 3 cores that they'd be stable enough not to need cooling.

https://www.ucsusa.org/nuclear-power/nu ... spent-fuel

"All spent fuel should be transferred from wet to dry storage within five years of discharge from the reactor core. "

The Fukushima meltdowns are hardly a normal situation I grant you, but 8 years of water is still 8 years. Why are Tepco peeps worried about running out of places to put contaminated water in '22? What's going on that they still need to dump water on these fucking slag heaps at all?
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