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Tepco no clue to reboot coolant system of Pool of Reactor 5 / Gaining time by emergency measures – Photo

Following up this article..   Spent fuel pool of Reactor 5 suspended for coolant system failure / Tepco “We have 9 days to go” [URL]   On 7/6/2014, Tepco announced

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Spent fuel pool of Reactor 5 suspended for coolant system failure / Tepco “We have 9 days to go”

On 7/6/2014, Tepco announced the coolant system of Reactor 5 had a leakage failure to stop cooling the spent fuel pool.   Reactor 5 is shut down with Reactor 6,

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2,200,000,000,000 Bq/m3 of All β was measured seaside trench of Reactor2 last year/ Tepco underrated 1/3× for a year

Last July, Fukushima Diary posted..   On 7/27/2013, Tepco announced they measured 2,350,000,000,000 Bq/m3 from retained water of seaside trench of reactor2. It’s water intake power cable trench from reactor2.

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Fukushima worker accidentally contaminated his own face and inside of the nostrils

On 6/9/2014, Tepco announced they found a sub-contract worker accidentally contaminated his own face and inside of the nostrils.   He was involved in measurement of the pipes. At 11:55

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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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Fukushima worker “Frozen wall was originally designed to stand with clay wall but they removed to cut the cost.”

A Fukushima worker commented on Twitter that the frozen water underground wall was poorly re-designed in order to cut the cost. (cf, [Video] Tepco’s building frozen water underground wall [URL])

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[Objective supervising] Fukushima worker “Ministry of Environment is accepting a lof of the former Tepco employees”

The Fukushima worker Happy11311 commented on Twitter that a lot of employees quit Tepco and they get the job in Ministry of the Environment. Ministry of the Environment is one

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[Neurological effect?] Injury accidents increased from 2012 in Fukushima plant/ “Falling down, heatstroke” nearly 50%

  There were 59 injury accidents of Fukushima workers in 2011. It decreased to 25 in 2012, however it increased to 32 again in 2013 for some reason. About half

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Tepco considers to track workers by location information in Fukushima plant having series of suspicious “accidents”

Following up this article.. Someone turned on 4 irrelevant pumps / 203t of 37,000,000,000 Bq/m3 contaminated water transferred to wrong place [URL]   Tepco considers to track all the Fukushima

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[Deteriorating plant] Reactor 1 thermometer malfunctioned “due to the leaked rainwater”

One of the thermometers in reactor1 malfunctioned due to the leaked rainwater, according to Tepco. It is assumed to take 40 years to decommission the crippled Fukushima plant. It’s been