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Spent Fuel Pools

Reactor 4 : Spent fuel pool was boiling without water after 1/1/2012

Following up this article about the decreasing of water level at reactor 4… The blogger woman in Minamisoma leaked information from an actual Fukushima worker. According to her post, after

Core removing struggle

Office of Prime Minister stopped Nuclear Safety Agency announcing the truth of meltdown

3/12 2PM ,Vice-Minister of Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, Nakamura Koichiro announced the possibility of meltdown in reactor 1 at the press conference. He judged it from the increasing radiation

Contaminated water crisis

Winter cold may freeze and break the water purifying system

Water purifying system of Fukushima has the hose which runs over tens of kilometers, outside. Most of the parts are made of usual vinyl chloride material, which you can buy

Contaminated water crisis

Water underground is contaminated

The Ministry of the Environment measured cesium from well water at 4 locations in Minamisoma. It was about 1.3 ~ 14.7 Bq/kg, it was for drinking. The samples were taken

Contaminated water crisis

Cesium measured from 5000 meters deep in the ocean

The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) measured cesium from the Pacific Ocean offshore of North Japan. They said it’s from the Fukushima nuclear power plants. They