China syndrome “inevitable,” says architect of Fukushima #3

Published: November 19th, 2011 at 02:16 PM EDT | EMAIL ARTICLE
China syndrome inevitable says architect of Fukushima Reactor No. 3 — Warns of massive hydrovolcanic explosion — Melted fuel inevitably sank underground
Fukushima Diary by Mochizuki, November 19, 2011:

Nov. 17 interview with Uehara Haruo, former president of Saga University and architect of Fukushima Daiichi Reactor 3

“He admitted Tepco’s explanation does not make sense, and that the China syndrome is inevitable.”
“He stated that considering 8 months have passed since 311 without any improvement, it is inevitable that melted fuel went out of the container vessel and sank underground.”
“If the underground water vein keeps being heated for long time, a massive hydrovolcanic explosion will be caused.”

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3 thoughts on “China syndrome “inevitable,” says architect of Fukushima #3”

  1. Re: the corrected link

    THANKS! Appreciated greatly. It seems we’ve got another ‘BOHICA’ situation here. BOHICA as in Bend Over Here It Comes Again. I’m glad I’m not young.

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