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[Column] Rising groundwater – 2 reasons why Tepco’s countermeasures may cause further disaster

The groundwater is estimated to reach the ground surface on 8/19/2013, which is the very urging problem. On 8/7/2013, Tepco announced they are going to start pumping up the rising

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Tepco changed groundwater level data to be “reference” from this week

Following up this article..[Column] Groundwater is possibly 65cm underground already – Press needs to demand Tepco data [URL] Tepco didn’t measure the groundwater level from the evening of 8/1/2013 to

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Tepco to start pumping up the rising groundwater from 8/9/2013 / Only one pump in 3,200 m2 area

In the press conference of 8/7/2013, Tepco announced they are going to start pumping up the rising groundwater from 8/9/2013. The location is on the seaside of reactor2. They are

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Reactor3 steamed till 9:00AM 8/7/2013

Following up this article..Steam coming up from reactor3 again / Videos released [URL]   According to Tepco, the “steam” had been observed coming up from reactor3 until 9:00AM of 8/7/2013.

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JP Gov to spend national expense on frozen soil wall construction for Fukushima nuclear plant

Following up this article..Tepco to consider freezing ground for 1400m to stop ground water flowing into the plant [URL]   Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is going to add

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8.5 mSv/h on the ground in the seaside of reactor3 / Groundwater accumulating area

Because the groundwater is stopped flowing to the sea on the east side of reactor2, the water is assumed to be traveling to reactor3 side. According to Tepco, the radiation

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

[Breaking] JP Gov admitted 300 tones of contaminated water flows to the Pacific every single day

The Agency of Natural Resources and Energy belonging to Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced 300 tones of contaminated water flows to the Pacific everyday. It is not clear if