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24 December, 2019

Fuel Removal from Fukushima Daiichi-1 NPP: Large Cover to be Installed First

On December 19, the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) announced that it had decided on a method to remove fuel from the spent fuel pool at the Fukushima Daiichi-1 Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) by installing a large cover first, then removing the debris from under the cover. Besides that method, the power utility had been considering another in which debris would be removed first, after which the cover would be installed and the fuel removed under the cover. TEPCO made its decision after comprehensively evaluating dust-suppression measures, radiation exposure to workers, rainwater measures (the generation of contaminated water), and the effects on surrounding work operations. A total of one hundred unused fuel assemblies and 292 spent assemblies are being stored at the Unit 1 spent fuel po...more
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