Six years after the Fukushima meltdowns, there’s still a lot of cleanup to be done. Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) deployed an underwater robot to assess damage inside the Unit 3 reactor late last week, and the robot obtained images of debris that might be melted nuclear fuel. In some areas, the debris was around three feet thick.
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Via The Guardian
from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/fukushima-robot-finds-lava-like-deposits-thought-to-be-melted-nuclear-fuel