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6 t of contaminated water leaked from ALPS / 720,000 Bq of all β nuclide leaked to environment

On 12/17/2014, Tepco leaked 6 t of contaminated water to the environment. They report it was water processed by ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System). The leakage occurred when water was

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Tritium density rose up 10 × since July in seaside of Reactor 1

Tritium density increased to be 10 times much as July near Reactor 1, according to Tepco. The sample is groundwater taken from the seaside of Reactor 1. Tritium density had

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NRA decided not to apply INES evaluation to Fukushima plant anymore

On 12/10/2014, NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) announced they are not going to apply INES (International Nuclear Estimation System) to any further accidents in Fukushima plant. Severe contamination leakage continues to

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Iron-oxidizing bacterium forming microbial population in contaminated groundwater

Following up this article.. Unidentified algae looking-creature mass generated in bypass well / Tepco “Great quantity” [URL]   The unidentified algae was Iron-oxidizing bacterium, Tepco announced in the report published on

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Tepco failed in shutting up retained water even with cement / Water level becomes back only within 2.5 hours

Photo : Injecting cement and grout to underground trench. Taken on 11/25/2014.    Following up this article.. Retained water underground temperature went up by 10℃ near Reactor 2 / Tepco

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Strontium-90 density jumped up double in groundwater / 990,000,000 Bq/m3 from Reactor 2 seaside

Following up this article.. Strontium-90 density rose up 3 × in groundwater / 490,000,000 Bq/m3 from Reactor 2 seaside [URL]   Strontium-90 density jumped up to be as double as

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Tepco mistakenly published concealed data of activation product in groundwater

170,000 Bq/m3 of Mn-54 was measured from groundwater taken in Reactor 1 seaside. This was represented on Tepco’s analysis data published on 11/26/2014.   Tepco didn’t take a sample from

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Cesium-137 density spiked over 300 × in groundwater of Reactor 2 seaside

Various nuclides density rapidly increased in groundwater collected in Reactor 2 seaside, according to Tepco.   As Tepco reports, they found Mn-54 and all β nuclides density (to include Sr-90)

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Retained water underground temperature went up by 10℃ near Reactor 2 / Tepco “Still investigating the cause”

Following up this article.. Tepco to give up the preceding frozen wall and directly fill the trenches with cement instead [URL]   The retained water temperature went up by 10℃

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Bypass water discharge increased groundwater level in Fukushima plant

Related to this article.. Tepco announced bypass project decreased 130 t / d of water / Worker “No supportive data” [URL]   Contrary to expectation, bypass water project increased a