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Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Tepco released photos of Reactor 1 / Fuel handling machine barely hung just above SFP

↑ Overhead traveling crane lies over the fuel handling machine. The machine is barely hung over the spent fuel pool of Reactor 1.   Tepco’s photos showed the reality of

Breaking news Natural disasters

M5.8 hit Fukushima offshore / 2 more major quakes in close area

A major earthquake hit Fukushima offshore at 18:30 of 12/20/2014 (JST) according to Japan Meteorological Agency. Magnitude was 5.8. The depth of epicenter was 40km. The maximum seismic intensity was

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

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

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

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

Breaking news Natural disasters

160 volcanic earthquakes observed in the mountain 80km from Fukushima plant

Following up this article.. Japan Meteorological Agency raised volcanic alert level 80km from Fukushima plant / “Don’t approach the crater” [URL]   On 12/12/2014, Sendai district meteorological observatory announced they

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

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

Breaking news Natural disasters

Japan Meteorological Agency raised volcanic alert level 80km from Fukushima plant / “Don’t approach the crater”

On 12/12/2014, Japan Meteorological Agency raised the volcanic alert level of a mountain located 82km from Fukushima plant. The volcano is called “Azumayama”, located between Fukushima prefecture and Yamagata prefecture.

Breaking news Natural disasters

M4.3 quake occurred at the foot of Mt. Fuji

M4.3 occurred at the foot of Mt. Fuji on 12/11/2014, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. It hit around the Five Lakes of Mt. Fuji at 15:07 (JST). The depth of

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

Cs-134/137 detected double as food safety limit from water purification plant soil in Saitama

Photo : Piled radioactive soil from Okubo water purification plant in Saitama. Taken in 8. 2011.    190 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was detected from water purification plant soil in Saitama

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Tepco’s ordinary profit jumped up by 71.4% first half 2014 from the same period a year ago

The ordinary profit of this first half year was 243 billion yen, Tepco reported on 12/8/2014. This is 71.4 % larger than the same period of 2013. (Consolidated) According to