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A Fukushima worker died from crushed under the concrete base of a building

A Fukushima worker died being crushed under a piece of concrete on 3/28/2014.   The worker was inspecting the building base of a container warehouse. When he went into the

Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Plant hazard

[100m3 overflow] No information obtained about a potential suspect / Tepco practically give up investigation

Following up this article.. [100m3 overflow] Tritium density in groundwater spiking up 60m east from the overflowed tank [URL]   Tepco ended up obtaining no useful information to identify someone

Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Plant hazard

Tanks are decontaminated by human workers getting inside

Following up this article.. 21 tanks and 1km of pipe must be decontaminated due to the system failure of ALPS / Not known when to reboot ALPS [URL]   These

Plant hazard Spent Fuel Pools

Reactor4 pool had a crane trouble / Crane stopped for unknown reason

A crane stopped in reactor4 spent fuel pool. The crane is installed on the ceiling of the reactor building.   While Tepco was preparing to transfer the on-premises transportation container,

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Reactor2 alarm went off on 3/20/2014 / Radioactive density in air spiked over 2,200 times much

A monitoring alarm of reactor2 went off on 3/20/2014. The alarm is the dust monitoring system. It stopped 2 minutes later, but it indicated the radioactive density of dust jumped

Plant hazard Spent Fuel Pools

Debris removal from reactor3 pool in 4 months delay due to the continuous troubles

Debris removal from reactor3 pool is in 4 months delay, Tepco reported to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) this February. Tepco is in the process to remove debris from around the

Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Domestic and global Environment Plant hazard

[100 m3 overflow] “Who turned on the wrong valve and why ?” / Still not identified

Following up this article.. Tepco to re-interrogate 43 workers about 100 m3 overflow [URL]   On 3/7/2014, Tepco announced they hadn’t obtained any useful information from the interrogation. The overflow

Core removing struggle Cover-ups Plant hazard

Tepco burnt and cut one of the last two thermometers in reactor2 RPV due to another mis-operation

Following up this article.. One of the last 2 thermometers in reactor2 RPV was broken / Tepco possibly destroyed it during the test [URL]   On 3/7/2014, Tepco admitted they

Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Domestic and global Environment Plant hazard

The tank had water to 98% of capacity / Tepco “Can’t reduce due to the serious shortage of water storage”

Following up this article.. Tepco to re-interrogate 43 workers about 100 m3 overflow [URL]   The overflowed tank had contaminated water up to 98% of its capacity before the overflowing

Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Domestic and global Environment Plant hazard

Tepco to re-interrogate 43 workers about 100 m3 overflow

Following up this article.. Tepco narrowed down the workers to re-interrogate to a few tens / “Asking the expert of investigation” [URL]   Tepco is implementing the second interrogation with