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Contaminated water crisis

Tepco did not conduct any endurance test of the contaminated water reservoirs in advance

According to the independent journalist Oshidori, Tepco did not conduct any endurance test of the contaminated water reservoirs in advance. It was stated in their press conference. Tepco has admitted

Contaminated water crisis

[Underground contamination?] High level of chloride concentration detected between the leaking reservoirs and sea

About the major leakage of highly contaminated water, Tepco is surveying ground water by 7 borings. The leaking reservoirs are 800m from the sea. The 7 holes are made between

Contaminated water crisis

[Spreading leakage] Radiation level outside of reservoir No.1 increased 1.7 times much as one day before

About the major leakage of highly contaminated water, Tepco hasn’t started moving water from the crippled reservoir No.1 to the safer tank. On 4/14/2013, Fukushima Diary reported the radiation level

Contaminated water crisis

[Suspicion] Tepco stated they won’t analyze leaking water for α nuclide “by mistake”

About the major leakage of highly contaminated water, Fukushima Diary reported Tepco hasn’t decided when to announce Plutonium concentration in the leaking water. (cf, [Leakage] Plutonium concentration in the leaking

Natural disasters

Tepco “No plant damage from M5.2″

At 22:25 of 4/14/2013 (JST), M5.2 hit Fukushima offshore. The seismic intensity was 4 near Fukushima nuclear plant. On 4/14/2013, Tepco released the report and stated there was no damage

Domestic and global Environment Sea contamination

Tepco admitted Pu-238/239/240, Sr-90 in sea soil are from Fukushima accident

According to Tepco, significantly high level of radioactive material was measured from the sea soil. The sample is dry soil taken offshore reactor1 water intake canal (0~10cm depth). The sampling