TEPCO to Remove 13,000 Nuclear Fuel Rods Containing 14,000 Times More Radiation than Nuclear Bomb

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TEPCO to Remove 13,000 Nuclear Fuel Rods Containing 14,000 Times More Radiation than Nuclear Bomb - | Intellihub News

JAPAN (INTELLIHUB) — Fukushima’s nuclear plant utility operator TEPCO announced Thursday that they would begin efforts starting in November to remove 13,000 fuel rod assemblies from the volatile and damaged fuel pool at the vastly crippled nuclear reactor facility.

According to experts, this is an extremely dangerous operation and must be taken with the upmost seriousness and caution as one wrong move could be devastating to life on the planet. In fact, the fuel nuclear fuel rods that are to be relocated contain 14,000 times the radiation as the bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima, terrorizing the entire country, forcing the Japanese to surrender to the U.S. in 1945.

The operation is expected to take about 12 months and is set to be completed in 2014. However, this has the hair on some people’s backs standing on end as a worst case scenario could mean “the pool could come crashing…

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