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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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[Photo] Tepco reported 2 fuel assemblies have the handles deformed in pool of Reactor 3

On 10/16/2015, Tepco announced they confirmed the handle parts of 2 fuel assemblies are deformed in SFP 3 (Spent Fuel Pool of Reactor 3).   Tepco reports they removed a

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Tepco leaked oil from hydraulic hose into SFP of Reactor 3

On 9/3/2015, Tepco announced they leaked oil into SFP 3 (Spent Fuel Pool of Reactor 3) around 8AM of the day. According to Tepco, hydraulic hose got hit by curing

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4 fuel assemblies found deformed after removing the debris in SFP of Reactor 3

Following up this article.. Tepco released the video and photos to remove debris from SFP 3 [URL]   On 8/4/2015, Tepco announced they found 4 fuel assemblies deformed in SFP 3

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Tepco released the video and photos to remove debris from SFP 3

Following up this article.. Tepco completed removing 20 t debris from SFP 3 [URL]   On 8/2/2015, Tepco released the video and photos of the debris removal from SFP 3 (Spent

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Tepco completed removing 20 t debris from SFP 3

Following up this article.. Tepco to start removing the largest debris from Reactor 3 pool / Worker “The most dangerous process” [URL]   Tepco announced they completed removing the fuel handling machine

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Tepco to start removing the largest debris from Reactor 3 pool / Worker “The most dangerous process”

Following up this article.. Fuel Handling Machine potentially opening the door of SFP3 to the reactor vessel [URL]   On 7/25/2015, the former Fukushima worker “Happy11311″ posted on Twitter that Tepco

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Tepco announced to postpone fuel removal from SFP of Reactor 1 – 3 up to over 3 years

On 6/12/2015, Tepco announced they are going to postpone fuel removal from SFP (Spent Fuel Pool) of Reactor 1 – 3. From their revised plan, the fuel removal from SFP

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Fuel Handling Machine potentially opening the door of SFP3 to the reactor vessel

On 3/26/2015, Tepco announced they found FHM (Fuel Handling Machine) dropped into SFP3 (Spent Fuel Pool of Reactor 3) in 311 and it’s “touching” the door to PCV (Primary Containment Vessel).

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Tepco reported they completed transferring all the fuel from Reactor 4 pool

On 12/22/2014, Teoco announced they completed the fuel transfer from Reactor 4 spent fuel pool. The video below was the one attached to their announcement. They started the fuel transfer