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Tepco admits molten nuclear fuel is transferred in multiple places of Reactor 2

Following up this article.. Tepco to scan Reactor 2 with Muon again after Nagoya uni already confirmed nothing remaining [URL]   Tepco admitted the molten fuel is transferred to multiple places

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NRA suggests Tepco to give up removing molten fuel from Fukushima plant

On 2/19/2016, Fuketa, a committee member of NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) visited Fukushima plant and commented it needs to be considered if it is the best option to remove the

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Tepco gave up the robot inspection of Reactor 1 this year

On 1/28/2016, Tepco announced they gave up the planned robot inspection of Reactor 1 for this year. In Tepco’s assumption, Reactor 1 is supposed to have the molten nuclear fuel

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9.4 Sv/h detected outside Reactor 2 vessel

On 10/29/2015, Tepco announced they measured 9.4 Sv/h in Reactor 2. The measurement point was outside PCV 2 (Primary Containment Vessel of Reactor 2) to show the possibility that the

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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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[Video] Water level in Reactor 1 decreased 350 mm in 2.5 years

From Tepco’s report published on 5/28/2015, the water level in PCV 1 (Primary Containment Vessel of Reactor 1) has decreased by 350 mm since October of 2012.   Tepco originally

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[Video] Over 48 Sv/h was detected by the robot in Reactor 1 / Tepco did not officially report

Following up this article.. Tepco to abandon the second robot in Reactor 1 again / Camera went out of order due to high level of radiation [URL]   Tepco’s own video

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Tepco to abandon the second robot in Reactor 1 again / Camera went out of order due to high level of radiation

Following up this article.. [Video / Photo] Reactor 1 investigation result by second robot / Grating covered with blue-green stuff [URL]   On 4/20/2015, Tepco announced they are going to leave

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[Video / Photo] Reactor 1 investigation result by second robot / Grating covered with blue-green stuff

Following up this article.. Tepco sent the second robot to Reactor 1 [URL]   From 4/16 to 4/17/2015, Tepco published the report of the second investigation in Reactor 1 PCV (Primary

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Tepco sent the second robot to Reactor 1

Following up this article.. [Video/Photo] The dead robot reported 10 Sv/h in Reactor 1 / Grating covered with something like yellow glue [URL]   On 4/15/2015, Tepco announced they sent the