Reuters, 2:13 pm EST:
More comments from the NRC [US Nuclear Regulatory Commission] chair, says spent fuel pool at Reactor 4 has no water, radiation levels are "extremely high"
Reuters, 2:21 pm EST:
More comments from the NRC Chairman, who says high radiation levels at reactor 4 may affect the ability to "take corrective measures"
- “Would be like Chernobyl on steroids” if spent fuel catches fire says nuclear engineer who works at identical plant — Each reactor holds 3,450 spent fuel assemblies
- Nuclear Engineer: Far more radioactivity inside spent fuel ponds than in reactors — Could very well produce damage greater than Chernobyl
- Must See: Interview about spent fuel rod pools with former White House official (VIDEO)