Fukushima Unit 2 Probe Delayed By Stuck Shielding Blocks

A row of shielding blocks were rusted to a floor rail, causing a delay in the work at unit 2 to send a robot into containment. The current robots tasked with this work have not been able to dislodge this group of shielding blocks that need to be removed to put the containment robot in through the X-6 hatch. The work may now be put off until December or later

 

Unit 2 x-6 crd door shielding block rusted in place 20150730_02

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