Update on Fukushima

There was good news yesterday, or rather goodish news, from Japan. The Fukushima Daiishi nuclear plant has reached the stage of cold shutdown, and the nuclear reactors are now stabilised. The reactors need to be decommissioned and this process will take many years. It will also take many years to clean up, of for natural forces to clean up the contamination that has leaked into the surrounding sea and countryside. Continue reading