Inside Fukushima Daiichi: First Tour of Wrecked Nuclear Plant Since Disaster

Officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Co. and journalists look out from bus windows as workers pass by in a van inside the grounds of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, November 12, 2011. Conditions at Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant, devastated by a tsunami in March, were slowly improving to the point where a “cold shutdown” would be possible as planned, officials said on Saturday during a tour of the facility. The nuclear reactor buildings were still surrounded by crumpled trucks, twisted metal fences, and large, dented water tanks. Smaller office buildings around the reactors were left as they were abandoned on March 11, when the tsunami hit. (REUTERS/David Guttenfelder/Poo)

Officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) and journalists pass by a newly built sea barricade next to the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/David Guttenfelder/Poo)

An official from the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), wearing a protective suit and mask, uses a plastic covered megaphone to speak to fellow TEPCO workers and journalists as they drive towards to the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/David Guttenfelder/Poo)

A radiation monitor indicates 73.20 microsieverts per hour at the site of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Fukushima prefecture, November 12, 2011. The power plant’s No.4 reactor building is seen in the right side of this picture. (REUTERS/David Guttenfelder/Poo)

Japanese officials wearing protective suits and masks ride in the back of a bus while a second bus carrying officials and journalists follow as they drive through the contaminated exclusion zone on their way to the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture November 12, 2011. Members of the media were allowed into the plant on Saturday for the first time since the March 11 tsunami and earthquake triggered the world’s worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl. (REUTERS/David Guttenfelder/Poo)

The crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant’s No.5 and No.6 reactor buildings are seen from bus windows in Fukushima prefecture, November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/David Guttenfelder/Poo)

A deserted street inside the contaminated exclusion zone around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is seen from bus windows in Fukushima prefecture, November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/David Guttenfelder/Poo)

Crushed tanks are seen at the ocean-facing side of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/David Guttenfelder/Poo)

The crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is seen from bus windows in Fukushima prefecture, November 12, 2011. (REUTERS/David Guttenfelder/Poo)

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