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IRID SAW no fuel or water remaining in reactor core of Reactor 1

Following up this article.. Tepco to start “scanning” inside of Reactor 1 in early February by using muon [URL]   IRID (International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning) and High Energy Accelerator Research

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Tepco to start “scanning” inside of Reactor 1 in early February by using muon

Photo : A sample image of muon scanning method inside of a nuclear reactor.   On 12/25/2014, Tepco announced they are going to scan inside of Reactor 1 ~ 3

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Refueling machine of Reactor 5 malfunctioned

The refueling machine of Reactor 5 malfunctioned on 12/4/2014. Tepco has difficulties to remove fuel even from an uncrippled reactor.   The alarm of low air pressure went off when they

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Tepco started dismantling Reactor 1 cover – Video

Photo : Spraying scattering inhibitor over the debris inside of cover. Photo taken on 10/22/2014.   Tepco started dismantling the cover of Reactor 1 on 10/22/2014. The cover was installed

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Japanese Gov advertises for worldwide ideas to remove molten fuel from 3 crippled reactors

On 6/27/2014, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced to advertise for the ideas to remove molten fuel from Reactor1, 2 and 3 domestically and internationally.   Tepco has been

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Coolant water gradually leaking out of Reactor2 / Water level only 30cm from the vessel bottom, half of last year

The coolant water level is only 30cm from the bottom of Reactor2. Tepco released the report on 6/9/2014.   From 6/5 to 6/6/2014, Tepco finally installed the new thermometers and

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2.4 Sv/h on the basement floor of reactor1

↑ 2.4 Sv/h was measured around this point.     ↑ Steel plate lay over the aisle.   Following up this article.. [Video] Tepco identified a leaking part on reactor1

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[Video] Tepco identified a leaking part on reactor1 vessel / Pipes are rusted and starting deteriorated

  ↑ The leaking part on the pipe connected to reactor1 vessel     Following up this article.. [Video] Reactor1 confirmed leaking out the coolant water / 2.0 Sv/h [URL]

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[Video] Reactor3 coolant water leaking out of the pipe to flow in the direction of the sea / Building floor rusted

  Following up this article.. [Reactor3] 1st floor : 16℃, 2nd floor : 9℃ / The deeper you go, the warmer it gets at 4m from the primary vessel [URL]

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Tepco “Total tritium in Fukushima : 3,400,000,000,000,000 Bq”/JP Gov considers to dilute and discharge to the Pacific

The total volume of Tritium is 3,400,000,000,000,000 Bq in Fukushima plant, from the report that Tepco submitted to METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) on 4/24/2014.   This is