Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Fukushima Daiichi Looks Terrible

Fukushima Daiichi's atmospheric emissions visible on the TEPCO webcams wax and wane. When the emissions become too thick, TEPCO lowers a crane-held device into Unit 1 and sprays some substance, which may be water or perhaps something else entirely.

I saw TEPCO spray about a week ago. Since that time, the emissions have risen quite notedly, as you can see in the screenshots below taken this morning (weather conditions are free of precipitation but cool at 32F):