Japans Plan To Freeze Fukushima With An “Ice Wall” Is Melting Down | Zero Hedge

Who could have possibly foreseen this?A year ago we wished TEPCO the best of luck with the construction of the “Game of Thrones”-esque 1.4km giant wall of ice that was designed to surround the exploded Fukushima power plant and slow the movement of irradiated water below the damaged reactors, preventing it from flowing over into the ocean and surrounding land. A plan so idiotic we were at a loss for words trying to list the ways it could go wrong we didn’t bother with how it could go right because it clearly couldnt.And, as it turns out, making a project overly complicated and ridiculous doesnt assure it will be a success. Quite the contrary. As Japan JIJI reports, Tepco said the project, which remains in its early stages, is experiencing a problem with an inner ice wall designed to contain highly radioactive water that is draining from the basements of the wrecked reactors.

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