A sobering read: TEPCO (TKECF.PK) now says the Fukushima disaster was closer to an...

|By:, SA News Editor

A sobering read: TEPCO (TKECF.PK) now says the Fukushima disaster was closer to an uncontrollable catastrophic meltdown than its previous versions of events. Inan overdue stipulation, the firm says nuclear rods in reactor #1 at the plant likely melted down completely, spilling over and eating through 75% of a concrete base that served as the last containment between the radioactive core and the environment.