maintenance at the severely damaged and non-operational plants. More than
100,000 people are still not allowed back in their homes due to significant
radiation contamination, the entirety of which may never be cleaned up. This
latest incident of power loss at the Fukushima Daiichi plants comes a week
after the two year anniversary of the tsunami and ensuing meltdowns.
After a one day delay with no cooling to the three spent fuel pools, TEPCO finally restored power. Is TEPCO doing an adequate job of keeping the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power site safe?
one component fails the systems still remain operational via other equipment.
The loss of spent fuel pool cooling simultaneously in three nuclear reactors means
that a common mode failure, or worse yet a single failure, was somehow allowed to occur in TEPCO’s jury-rigged design. This simply should