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Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

7 million Bq of all β nuclides leaked as contaminated water in Fukushima plant

According to Tepco, highly contaminated water leaked from a water storage tank on 6/26/2016. All β nuclides density is reportedly 96,000,000 Bq/m3. Cs-134/137 density is also 700,000 Bq/m3. Tepco states

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

2,029,900,000 Bq of Cs-134/137 leaked as contaminated water in Fukushima plant

According to Tepco, a leakage detector of waste incineration building went off around noon of 3/23/2016. Tepco reports the leaked volume was 5.3 t. The leaked contaminated water was from

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Tepco considering discharging Tritium to the Pacific

By 3/4/2016, Masuda, Fukushima plant decommissioning chief commented in the interview with a local newspaper company that they need to consider discharging the contaminated water to the Pacific. The newspaper

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Sr-90 density jumped up over 10 times in groundwater beside Reactor 2

On 2/5/2016, Tepco reported Strontium-90 density spiked 1,103% in groundwater beside Reactor 2. The sample was collected between the plant port and Reactor 2. The sampling well is one of

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Tepco considers evaporating 800,000 m3 of Tritium water to the air

On 12/11/2015, Tepco announced the possibility of evaporating Tritium water retained in Fukushima plant area. It was reported in the task force of METI (Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry).

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Sr-90 density spiked 170 percent at an observation well beside Reactor 2

On 12/15/2015, Tepco reported the Strontium-90 density jumped up at one of the observation wells near Reactor 2. This well is to detect the radiation level in groundwater, situated between

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Cs-134/137 density in retained water of Fukushima underground spiked 4000 times higher than last year

(Photo ; Reactor 4 just after 311 took place. Photo was released on 9/11/2012.)   On 12/9/2015, Tepco announced Cs-134/137 density significantly jumped up in the retained water of basement

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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

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

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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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