Fukushima one year on

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:48 pm

sparks wrote:It might just as easily be in the concrete below or the dirt below that Rob. Besides, those dribbles of corium hardly represent all of the core material.

Wherever it is it is under the reactor.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by sparks » Fri Jul 28, 2017 5:42 am

BWAHAHA...
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by robinson » Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:18 pm

Well, it took almost four years to figure out and photograph Three Mile island, and that was a partial meltdown (not melt through like the three Fukushima reactors), with all the fuel still in the reactor. So 6 years to get a video of reactor 3 fuel is pretty good.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by robinson » Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:19 pm

Unlike Chernobyl, at least they are planning on doing something about it.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Witness » Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:28 pm

Japan Government Not Responsible For Fukushima: Court

Tokyo: A Japanese court ruled Friday that the plant operator not the government was responsible for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, ordering the former to pay damages.

The district court in Chiba near Tokyo said the government "was able to foresee" but "may not have been able to avoid the accident" caused by the tsunami that smashed into the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.
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Chiba court judge Masaru Sakamoto turned down the demand of 42 plaintiffs for the government to pay compensation.

However, the court ordered operator Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) to pay a total of 376 million yen ($3.3 million), much less than the the 2.8 billion yen plaintiffs had sought.

Around 12,000 people who fled over radiation fears have filed various group lawsuits against the government and TEPCO.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:46 pm

That's for just 42 plaintiffs. Works out to something like 9 million yen per plaintiff. Maybe after lawyers fees about 6 million each? Or in dollars about $50,000.

Overall I'm sure they've already had some other kinds of compensation from the government. It would be nice for TEPCO to pay them more but realistically, TEPCO is essentially bankrupt already. And they aren't the only victims, just 42 out of thousands. To give them more than all the others wouldn't be fair.

Say we multiply that by 12,000 (for all of them). That would come to 108 billion, say 1 billion dollars. I guess that's not actually so big, is it.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Witness » Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:41 am

Tepco makes contact with melted fuel in unit 2

Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has released photos of fuel debris within the primary containment vessel (PCV) of unit 2 at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. The company determined that the debris can be lifted, which will help in removing the material.
Details: http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/Artic ... -in-unit-2

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by sparks » Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:46 pm

Proof that the 'impossible' melt through was in fact possible.

There's a bit of a problem here however. If a robot can lift part of the corium, what does that say of the rest of the ... tons ... of core material?



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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Witness » Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:08 am

sparks wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:46 pm
My money's on Globalistic Warming.
After a "winter" practically without snow we had 17 °C today. :x

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by sparks » Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:25 am

Yep. That's how it always begins... :)
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:24 am

"Globalistic" warming.

Caused by globalism, then? :p
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by sparks » Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:33 pm

Caused by Trump of course. And in its proper form: Globalistical.

Because I said so damnit! :)
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by xouper » Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:34 pm

sparks wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:33 pm
Caused by Trump of course. And in its proper form: Globalistical.

Because I said so damnit! :)
What exactly does it mean to be globalisticated? :wink:

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by sparks » Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:41 pm

I just made it up.

I have no idea what it means. Here's yur purfect opportinity xoup. Claim it as your own now. Or, perhaps, you and WC can split the difference?
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by xouper » Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:15 pm

sparks wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:41 pm
I just made it up.

I have no idea what it means. Here's yur purfect opportinity xoup. Claim it as your own now. Or, perhaps, you and WC can split the difference?
Sorry, I was not complaining. I think it is a perfectly cromulent word.

Furthermore, I would not think of taking credit away from where credit is due.

I had assumed you made it up, and I was playing along, lobbing you a softball question so you could have even more fun with it. Perhaps I should have known better than to do that while you are in a pissy mood.

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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by sparks » Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:40 pm

Pissy mood.

Indeed.
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by robinson » Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:04 pm

The Internet can make you cranky
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by sparks » Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:39 pm

Can?
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by ed » Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:57 pm

Witness wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:08 am
sparks wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:46 pm
My money's on Globalistic Warming.
After a "winter" practically without snow we had 17 °C today. :x
"C"????????????? WTF is that in American :x :x :x :x
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Re: Fukushima one year on

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:53 pm

ed wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:57 pm
Witness wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:08 am
sparks wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:46 pm
My money's on Globalistic Warming.
After a "winter" practically without snow we had 17 °C today. :x
"C"????????????? WTF is that in American :x :x :x :x
Please ed.

Instead of getting pissed off you should have compassion for a poor guy who has no access to civilized thermometers.
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