Four reactors at Fukushima nuclear complex will have to be scrapped
Julie Makinen"Reporting from Tokyo The chairman of the utility that runs the crippled Fukushima power plant on Wednesday said the facility's four tsunami-battered reactors would have to be scrapped, and he apologized to the Japanese public for the nuclear disaster. "Tsunehisa Katsumata, chairman of the Tokyo Electric Power Co., expressed his deep remorse for the accident at Fukushima in northern Japan, including explosions, the release of radiation and contamination of crops and tap water. Although Katsumata referred only to scrapping reactors No. 1 through 4, government officials and other experts have been saying for more than a week that the entire complex, including the less problematic reactors 5 and 6, eventually would have to be decommissioned." Read on...
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"Four reactors at Fukushima nuclear complex will have to be scrapped", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2011. Consulté le 03/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/four-reactors-at-fukushima-nuclear-complex-will-have-to-be-scrapped