Revelations documented by The Mainichi from a late March press conference by TEPCO confirm our theories on unit 2. We document TEPCO’s statements (gray italics) along with our prior reporting and assumptions related to unit 2. “However, the interior of the No. 2 reactor, which is most likely to be the first to go through the debris removal process, has turned out to be different from what had originally been expected, underscoring the difficulties entailing the removal work. “ Our extended report on unit 2 from 2015 shows our research work on the meltdown of unit 2. All scenario timelines we ran concluded unit 2 had a full meltdown and that the molten fuel likely burned deep down into the basemat concrete or completely through it down to the soil below the reactor building.
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