TEPCO puts cost to remove melted nuclear fuel at over 1 trillion yen | The Asahi Shimbun

Tokyo Electric Power Co. estimates that 1.37 trillion yen ($12.6 billion) will be needed over 12 years to remove melted nuclear fuel from reactors at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.

TEPCO’s announcement on March 30 covers only two of the three reactors that suffered meltdowns triggered by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami.

TEPCO puts cost to remove melted nuclear fuel at over 1 trillion yen | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis