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Tepco to scan Reactor 2 with Muon again after Nagoya uni already confirmed nothing remaining

Photo : Muon detecting system installed for Reactor 2. 3/16/2016.   Following up this article.. Nagoya Uni “Significantly small amount of fuel remaining in Reactor 2″ / No announcement about underground

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NRA suggests Tepco to give up removing molten fuel from Fukushima plant

On 2/19/2016, Fuketa, a committee member of NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) visited Fukushima plant and commented it needs to be considered if it is the best option to remove the

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Tepco gave up the robot inspection of Reactor 1 this year

On 1/28/2016, Tepco announced they gave up the planned robot inspection of Reactor 1 for this year. In Tepco’s assumption, Reactor 1 is supposed to have the molten nuclear fuel

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[Video] 1.2 Sv/h detected from the outside of Reactor 3

On 11/27/2015, Tepco announced they detected over 1.2 Sv/h outside of Reactor 3. It had been known that 1.3 Sv/h was detected near the pit to PCV 3 (Primary Containment

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9.4 Sv/h detected outside Reactor 2 vessel

On 10/29/2015, Tepco announced they measured 9.4 Sv/h in Reactor 2. The measurement point was outside PCV 2 (Primary Containment Vessel of Reactor 2) to show the possibility that the

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[Video] Tepco investigated the inside Reactor 3 vessel / 1 Sv/h, “sediment” accumulated

According to Tepco, they implemented the first investigation of Reactor 3 PCV (Primary Containment Vessel) on 10/20/2015. They installed 2 types of cameras, dosimeter and thermometer from the penetration hole

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Tepco plans to manually repair access hole to the inside of Reactor 1

On 9/24/2015, Tepco announced they are going to start the investigation on Reactor 1. In order to evaluate the feasibility of manual repair of the access holes to the inside

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[Photo] Tepco started removing the cover of Reactor 1 building

Following up this article.. Tepco accidentally destroyed a part of Reactor 1 cover at dismantling preparation [URL]   According to Tepco, they started removing the main part of cover of Reactor

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1.2 Sv/h measured on unidentified substance overflowing of Reactor 2 / Two parts concealed on Tepco’s source

Photo : The picture captured by “PackBot”. Black substance is overflowing from the lid connected to Reactor 2 vessel. The composition is not announced. The radiation level was overscale.    On 6/29/2015,

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Cs-134/137 density in retaining water of Reactor 1 basement jumped over 16 times much as March

According to Tepco, Cesium-134/137 density rapidly increased in retaining contaminated water of Reactor 1 basement. The water is assumed to be the mixture of coolant water and groundwater.   On