The partial meltdown
at TMI-2 began at about 4:00 a.
Since the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami triggered the nuclear crisis, TEPCO has continued to grapple with massive amounts of radioactive water that have accumulated inside the plant as a result of continuing water injections into the meltdown
If the temperature of spent nuclear fuel is allowed to increase unchecked it can potentially reach the point where a nuclear reaction begins, leading to a meltdown
Their fears were confirmed when Kitty had a meltdown
Some analysts said the delay in confirming the meltdowns
suggested the utility feared touching off panic by disclosing the severity of the accident.
That would follow a blast on Saturday in the power plant's Unit 1, as operators attempted to prevent a meltdown
by injecting sea water into it.
At the end of the chapter, it is made clear to the reader that meltdowns
"reflect a combination of immature brain development and a learning history in which such outbursts have been rewarded" (p.
Using an easy-to-follow, four-step model, the author helps parents accept their children "even when they're driving you crazy," understand why a meltdown
keeps happening, and deescalate and prevent meltdowns
According to one expert quoted by the Journal, the recent dot-com meltdown
has wiped out so many fortunes and derailed so many careers that victims are seeking inspiration from individuals who have survived similar disasters.
While the Japan Nuclear Energy Safety Organization said such a simulation "would stir concerns among local residents," the exclusion of the meltdown
scenario from the disaster prevention drill has been criticized as an inadequate crisis response.