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Spent assembly removal is completed at Fukushima Daiichi-4

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 05.11.2014

The removal of the spent fuel assemblies was completed at the unit #4 of Fukushima Daiichi NPP in Japan, the TEPCO reported.

The fresh assemblies are remaining inside the fuel pool only. Its number is 180.

The removal operation will continue to be performed in a safe and measured manner until the last fuel assembly has been removed and transferred to the common pool.

The fuel assemblies stored in the fuel rack inside the unit #4 spent fuel pool are to be taken out and transferred to the common pool located within the station site for centralized storage. This fuel removal operation starts on November 18, 2013 and will be conducted with the following steps.

Its completion is scheduled for the end of 2014.

Topics: NPP Fukushima Daiichi

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