Monthly Archives: February 2016

Japan Nuclear Regulation Authority Says No to Fukushima Daiichi’s Ice Wall

An ice dam did not seem to make sense.
Japanese Nuclear Regulation Authority, the NRA, has put the kibosh on plans by Tokyo Electric Power Co. to start freezing underground soil at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant–a stunningly expensive project intended to solve the crisis of accumulating radioactive groundwater at the site. The installation of the equipment required for forming […]


Fukushima Waste Mathematics

I was struck that they  are reducing waste volume by incineration.  What type of scrubbers do they have?  It seems likely that the gases  released are radioactive. 
I must admit that I have a bit of a hard time to follow the mathematics of the Japanese government and of the Japanese media when it comes about the Fukushima accumulated waste and its disposal. In November 9, 2014 in its article the french Figaro was speaking of 43 millions cubic meters (metric […]