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[Column] Hope is in the persistent effort to invent the new technology

Though I can’t have much time to do something good for myself, Fukushima Diary is performing well apparently.   In both times of when something is way worse than expected

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Fukushima fishery cooperatives to restart test fishing for sale

Following up this article..Test operation of trawl net fishery suspended offshore Fukushima due to the leaking contaminated water [URL]   Having no effect of contaminated water seen in the seawater

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Tepco “There’s always water flowing in the drain from the leaked tank area to the Pacific”

Following up this article..[Photo] Leaking tank drain goes to outside of Fukushima plant port [URL]   In the press conference of 9/4/2013, Tepco’s spokesman commented water is always flowing in

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Tepco to discharge bypass groundwater to “outside” of Fukushima plant port

Related to this article..[Photo] Leaking tank drain goes to outside of Fukushima plant port [URL]   In order to reduce the groundwater volume to treat, Tepco is planning to pump

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Tepco president deeply apologized for “anxiety” due to contaminated water/ Tepco “Not performance for Olympic”

On 9/6/2013, Tepco posted the video of their president to deeply apologize for the “anxiety” caused by the contaminated water issue on their English webpage. You can view their deep

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Tepco “Groundwater moves at 10cm/day” → Tepco’s own past data shows “Groundwater moves at 260cm/day”

After 300m3 of leakage, Tritium density was observed to be as double as before in the well downstream of groundwater, which strongly suggests the possibility that the leaked water sank

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Temperature abnormally rose in reactor3 pressure vessel

According to Tepco, the temperature of the bottom of reactor3 pressure vessel rose up on 9/6/2013. From their data, the temperature suddenly increased by approx. 1℃. It had been stable