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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

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Tepco postponed removing molten fuel from Reactor 1 until 2025

Photo : Reactor 1 before covering. Taken on 4/14/2011.   Following up this article.. Tepco accidentally destroyed a part of Reactor 1 cover at dismantling preparation [URL]   On 10/30/2014,

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Tepco accidentally destroyed a part of Reactor 1 cover at dismantling preparation

Following up this article.. Tepco started dismantling Reactor 1 cover – Video [URL]   Tepco mis-operated the crane to spray scattering inhibitor and opened an excessively large hole on the

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Tepco started dismantling Reactor 1 cover – Video

Photo : Spraying scattering inhibitor over the debris inside of cover. Photo taken on 10/22/2014.   Tepco started dismantling the cover of Reactor 1 on 10/22/2014. The cover was installed

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Molten fuel might be out of concrete base to directly damage primary containment vessel of Reactor 1

Photo : Reactor 1 taken on 4/15/2011     Molten fuel might be already outside of the concrete base and damaging the vulnerable part of PCV (Primary Containment Vessel) in

Natural disasters

“Strongest level” typhoon NEOGURI may hit Fukushima plant area on 711

↑ Satellite imagery at 17:30 UTC 7/7/2014   According to Japan Meteorological Agency, “very strong” typhoon NEOGURI may hit Fukushima plant area on 7/11/2014.   The central pressure is 930

Contaminated water crisis

[Video] Inside Reactor1 torus room, leakage point not identified

              Tepco investigated Reactor1’s torus room on 6/11/2014. Torus room is where to contain the donut-shaped coolant facility of the reactor. This May, Tepco

Core removing struggle

2.4 Sv/h on the basement floor of reactor1

↑ 2.4 Sv/h was measured around this point.     ↑ Steel plate lay over the aisle.   Following up this article.. [Video] Tepco identified a leaking part on reactor1

Contaminated water crisis Core removing struggle

[Video] Tepco identified a leaking part on reactor1 vessel / Pipes are rusted and starting deteriorated

  ↑ The leaking part on the pipe connected to reactor1 vessel     Following up this article.. [Video] Reactor1 confirmed leaking out the coolant water / 2.0 Sv/h [URL]

Contaminated water crisis Core removing struggle Plant hazard

[Deteriorating plant] Reactor 1 thermometer malfunctioned “due to the leaked rainwater”

One of the thermometers in reactor1 malfunctioned due to the leaked rainwater, according to Tepco. It is assumed to take 40 years to decommission the crippled Fukushima plant. It’s been