Wednesday, June 15, 2011

NRC: Fuel Never Went Dry in Japan Quake - GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured in Article

Washington (AP) — Early fears that all the water was gone from a spent fuel pool at the stricken nuclear complex in Japan were unfounded, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Wednesday.

Newly obtained video shows that the spent fuel pool at Unit 4 at the Fukushima Dai-ichi complex probably did not go dry, as NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko had insisted in March, the NRC said...

This March 12, 2011 file photo provided by GeoEye shows the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, a day after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan's east coast. (AP Photo/GeoEye, File)

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