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Contaminated water crisis

Contaminated water leaked from desalination system again / 23,000,000,000 Bq/m3 of All β nuclide detected

Highly contaminated water found leaked from a desalination system again. Tepco employee found in the morning of 3/9/2014.   According to Tepco, the leaked volume was 1.25 L, it is

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

Contaminated water crisis

Underground wall on the seaside of reactor3 was possibly broken / Groundwater level in sync with ebb and flow

The groundwater levels have been in sync with ebb and flow since the end of February in the seaside of reactor3. Those groundwater levels are observed in two borings inside

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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

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

[100m3 overflow] Contaminated water is removed by “hand-digging” of human workers

Following up this article.. [100m3 leakage] 64m3 of overflowed water still not removed [URL]   The overflowed contaminated water is being removed by hand-boring of the human workers. Having 100m3

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Tepco narrowed down the workers to re-interrogate to a few tens / “Asking the expert of investigation”

Following up this article.. Possibility that Tepco asks police to investigate the 100m3 overflow accident [URL]   Tepco narrowed down the workers to interrogate again to a few tens people.

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Tepco detected nearly 7 Trillion (10^12) Bq/m3 of All β nuclides from contaminated water in the summer of 2013

Following up this article.. Tepco holds 40,000 past contaminated water samples / Too radioactive to dump [URL]   Tepco had measured approx. 7 Trillion (10^12) Bq/m3 of All β nuclides

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

Possibility that Tepco asks police to investigate the 100m3 overflow accident

Following up this article.. [100m3 leakage] 64m3 of overflowed water still not removed [URL]   Tepco picked up 106 workers, who were in the related facilities when the tank overflowed

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

[100m3 leakage] 64m3 of overflowed water still not removed

Following up this article.. [100m3 leakage] The water level gauge malfunctioned and operators not checking either [URL]   According to Tepco, they still had not removed 64 m3 of the