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[Analysis] The sudden blackout revealed the weakness of Fukushima plant, “Reactor4 has 4 days to go”

In the evening of 3/18/2013, Fukushima plant had the power blackout and the coolant system of reactor1, 3 and 4 lost power. (cf, [Breaking] Power blackout in Fukushima plant, coolant

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[Is something living in SFP ?] Tepco injects hydrazine to prevent microorganisms from generated

To the pools to stock spent fuel assemblies beside the nuclear reactors, Tepco has been injecting hydrazine. This is an utterly toxic substance. ” Health Effects of Hydrazine Exposure This

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The radioactive density of SFP of reactor 1 is 24 billion Bq/m3, 5266 times much as reactor4

From the power blackout since 18:57 of 3/18/2013, the coolant system of the spent fuel pool of reactor1, 3 and 4 have been stopped. (cf, [Breaking] Power blackout in Fukushima

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[Alert] Fukushima emission to reach Tokyo area from afternoon of 3/19/2013

According to the meteorological agency of Switzerland, the emission from Fukushima would reach Tokyo area by wind after 15:00 of 3/19/2013.   Tepco is receiving power from Tohoku-Electric Power Co,

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[Alert] Common pool of 6377 fuel assemblies lost power too, Fukushima is under storm warnings

At 18:57 of 3/18/2013, Fukushima plant lost the power. In addition to the spent fuel pool of reactor1, 3, and 4, the common pool to stock 6377 also lost the

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[Alert] All power’s been down in Fukushima plant for over 3 hours, Tepco investigating the reason

Over 3 hours before this post, Fukushima plant lost power. (19:00 of 3/18/2013) The coolant system of the spent fuel pools of reactor1, 3 and 4 has been out of

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[Breaking] Power blackout in Fukushima plant, coolant system of the pools in reactor 1,3,4 lost power

According to Kyodo, power blackout took place in Fukushima plant. The coolant system of the spent fuel pools in reactor1, 3, 4 are stopped. Details are not announced yet.