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Tepco started transferring Reactor 5 fuel assemblies to SFP

On 4/21/2015, Tepco announced they would start transferring fuel assemblies from Reactor 5 to SFP (Spent Fuel Pool) of Reactor 5 on 4/22/2015. Reactor 5 had 548 fuel assemblies in

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Refueling machine of Reactor 5 malfunctioned

The refueling machine of Reactor 5 malfunctioned on 12/4/2014. Tepco has difficulties to remove fuel even from an uncrippled reactor.   The alarm of low air pressure went off when they

Fukushima Plant Plant hazard Spent Fuel Pools

Reactor 5 pool without coolant system leaked its coolant water

Photo : Leaked SFP 5 water before pumped up.   According to Tepco, SFP 5 (Reactor5 Spent Fuel Pool) leaked its coolant water on 7/19/2014.   Unidentified water was found

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Reactor 5 pool coolant system won’t get back on until August

Photo : The leaking hole is currently covered with the hardening agent and a piece of wood is put on tied by some belt. [URL]   Following up this article..  

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Reactor 5 temperature jumped up 13 ℃ while losing coolant system only for 2 days

Graph : Blue line shows the reactor temperature, Green line shows the SFP 5 temperature   Following up this article..   Tepco no clue to reboot coolant system of Pool

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Tepco no clue to reboot coolant system of Pool of Reactor 5 / Gaining time by emergency measures – Photo

Following up this article..   Spent fuel pool of Reactor 5 suspended for coolant system failure / Tepco “We have 9 days to go” [URL]   On 7/6/2014, Tepco announced

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Spent fuel pool of Reactor 5 suspended for coolant system failure / Tepco “We have 9 days to go”

On 7/6/2014, Tepco announced the coolant system of Reactor 5 had a leakage failure to stop cooling the spent fuel pool.   Reactor 5 is shut down with Reactor 6,

Contaminated water crisis

Tepco sprinkles over 50 m3 of contaminated water in Fukushima plant area everyday / Tepco “It’s not discharge”

Tepco sprinkles contaminated water in the plant area on a daily basis. NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) pointed this out on the working group meeting of 3/5/2014.   According to Tepco

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Reactor5 and 6 officially shut down as of today

Note : Thank you for reading Fukushima Diary. Fukushima Diary is genuinely supported by your donation.Monthly recurring donation is also appreciated. On 1/31/2014, Tepco announced they officially closed reactor5 and

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Tepco decided to decommission reactor 5 and 6

Note : If you are from the international mass media, Don’t read this site before taking a contact with me.     Related to this article.. JP Gov “Reactor5&6 to