Archive for November, 2013

Fukushima Nuclear Fuel Removal Tests Technique, Predictions, Nerves

Soon enough, if it hasn’t started already, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) will begin removing the first of more than 1,500 fuel assemblies from the Fukushima Unit 4 fuel pool that sits about 100 feet above the ground. Each assembly contains 50-70 radioactive fuel rods. If this removal procedure goes seriously awry or...
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Kawaihae Road fatality

A tanker truck crashed in South Kohala on Friday (November 15), killing the driver and spilling thousands of gallons of fuel. Shortly after 2 p.m., South Kohala police responded to a traffic crash and determined that a tanker carrying approximately 8,400 gallons of diesel fuel was traveling in the makai direction on Kawaihae Road...
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