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Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Mass media reported Reactor 2 has almost no fuel inside / 6 months later than the first academic report

Following up this article.. Nagoya Uni “Significantly small amount of fuel remaining in Reactor 2″ / No announcement about underground [URL]   The mass media in Japan such as NHK reported

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Nagoya Uni “Significantly small amount of fuel remaining in Reactor 2″ / No announcement about underground

Related to this article.. IRID SAW no fuel or water remaining in reactor core of Reactor 1 [URL]   On 3/20/2015, Nagoya University announced they SAW the remaining nuclear fuel in

Breaking news Core removing struggle Fukushima Plant

IRID SAW no fuel or water remaining in reactor core of Reactor 1

Following up this article.. Tepco to start “scanning” inside of Reactor 1 in early February by using muon [URL]   IRID (International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning) and High Energy Accelerator Research

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Tepco “Molten fuel in Reactor 3 is only 26cm to the outside of primary containment vessel”

Photo : Reactor 3 on 4/10/2011. When this picture was taken, nuclear fuel was already melting out of the vessel.    Following up this article..   Tepco admitted most part

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Tepco admitted most part of fuel melted out of reactor pressure vessel in Reactor 3

Photo : Reactor 3. Taken on 4/16/2011.   On 8/6/2014, Tepco announced they assume “most part” of fuel melted out of reactor pressure vessel in Reactor 3. This is their

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Coolant water gradually leaking out of Reactor2 / Water level only 30cm from the vessel bottom, half of last year

The coolant water level is only 30cm from the bottom of Reactor2. Tepco released the report on 6/9/2014.   From 6/5 to 6/6/2014, Tepco finally installed the new thermometers and

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Most of fuel NOT remaining in reactor1 core / Tepco “but molten fuel is stopped in the concrete base”

Note : If you are from the international mass media, Don’t read this site before taking a contact with me.     Related to this article.. Tepco “More fuel debris

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[Column] Summary of Fukushima situation ~What we don’t know about Fukushima

I have my home, somewhere, some time. The only thing I know is it’s far, and in the future. Every morning I wake up, I get closer to my home.

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Fractured fuel may be in suppression chamber and reactor building, No technology to identify, No governmental policy

According to the minutes of mid/long term Fukushima measures R&D meeting held on 10/22/2012, Tepco is aware of the fact that fractured fuel debris has moved to the suppression chamber

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Mr.Koide “Tepco can’t pick up melted fuel in core but they must remove fuel from SFPs before stone coffin”

  Assistant professor. Koide from Kyoto university had an interview of journalist Imanishi on 10/18/2012. In this interview, Mr. Koide commented stone coffin is the only solution but they must