Over seven years have passed, but the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant remains stuck in a radioactive limbo land. The Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, has released brand new images from inside the heart of the nuclear power plant, taken as part of the company’s massive clean-up project. As you can see from the series of images, it isn’t looking too healthy. Much of this damage was most likely caused by the intense fires that continue to spark up throughout the fuel pools in the plant’s worst affected areas. Equally, the initial meltdown saw a flurry of aggressive hydrogen-air explosions inside the reactors.
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