The issue with Fukushima is exasberated by mis-information from our governments, and certain authorities who, understandably, do not want public outcry on a situation where this is little if anything , the authorities can do.
However having said that, I find fault with this type of stance from our authorities. Everything is better with collaboration, perhaps a solution could be found were enough involved in a think tank to find a solution.
This is a Global Crisis and it needs a Global Response.
Fukushima operator TEPCO has been forced to switch off the cooling system at mothballed Reactor Unit 5, after it was discovered that it had been leaking water. In nine days, if the system is not repaired, temperatures will exceed dangerous levels.
Engineers have discovered that 1,300 liters of water leaked from a cooling system intended to stabilize the temperature of the spent fuel at the Reactor Unit 5, which was offline but loaded with fuel rods when the plant was damaged by the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.
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