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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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Tepco to dismantle the entire roof of Reactor 2 / “Largely emits radioactive material but fast”

On 11/26/2015, Tepco and METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) announced they plan to dismantle the entire roof of Reactor 2 building. This is to remove the nuclear fuel

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Increasing groundwater is “bulging” the coastal area of Fukushima plant after building underground wall

The completed underground wall is increasing the groundwater level to crack the pavement and pushing the wall itself toward the sea, according to Tepco. On 10/26/2015, Tepco completed the underground

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[Photo] Reactor 1 could have been severely collapsed if M4.8 occurred 6 hours earlier on 11/19

Tepco’s decommissioning attempt could have collapsed the crippled Reactor 1 on 11/19/2015. This is not largely recognized by the mass media.   According to Tepco, they started removing the minor

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[Photo] Tepco reports groundwater stopped flowing into Reactor 1 at one of the ducts

On 11/12/2015, Tepco announced that at a control cable duct they observed groundwater stop flowing into Reactor 1 turbine building. They didn’t report if groundwater keeps flowing into the building from

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Tepco suddenly released the video of mock-up facility to dismantle Reactor 1

On 11/5/2015, Tepco released the video of mock-up training without any explanation. The video has only 20 seconds and no other description is attached. The location of this mock-up facility

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7,200,000,000 Bq of All β nuclides in contaminated water leaked from Reactor 2

On 11/5/2015, Tepco announced the retained water in Reactor 2 building was found leaking on transferring. From Tepco’s report, the leaked volume was approx. 0.23 m3. The leakage detector went

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Tepco admitted uneven settlement in Fukushima plant

On 11/5/2015, Tepco reported they surveyed the uneven settlement in Fukushima plant. It has been known that the entire plant area sank approx. by 700 mm after 311, however the

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New ALPS leaked highly contaminated water again / 11,500,000 Bq of all β nuclide leaked

On 11/2/2015, Tepco announced the new ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System) leaked the highly contaminated water. Tepco announced the leaked volume was 0.05 m3. The leakage occurred when the system was

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Sr-90 density increased over 2.5 times in groundwater beside Reactor 2

On 10/30/2015, Tepco announced the Strontium-90 density reached the highest level at one of the observation wells beside Reactor 2. The sample groundwater was collected at the observation well called