Safecast Report 2017, Part 2.1 now available

The second installment of the 2017 Safecast Report is now available for download. Part 2.1: Situation Report — Issues at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Powerplant (FDNPP) is a 66-page A4-size print-quality pdf that provides a detailed description of conditions at the damaged powerplant. Sections are devoted to the overall plans for decomissioning, the spent fuel pools, contaminated water issues, the search for melted fuel debris and plans for extracting it, and other issues of importance. It begins with an 8-page introduction that describes the available sources of information, official and otherwise, and their relative credibility. Part 1- The Safecast Project Update can be downloaded here. New sections dealing with evacuees, the environment, food, and health will be available soon.

2017 Safecast Report Part 2.1: Situation Report — Issues at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Powerplant (FDNPP):

Direct download

On SlideShare (login required for download)

Safecast Report Page, with links to both current and previous editions of the report. 

Alternate download page.

 

About the Author

Azby Brown

Azby Brown is Safecast's lead researcher and primary author of the Safecast Report. A widely published authority in the fields of design, architecture, and the environment, he has lived in Japan for over 30 years, and founded the KIT Future Design Institute in 2003. He joined Safecast in mid-2011, and frequently represents the group at international expert conferences.