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Breaking news Core removing struggle Fukushima Plant

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

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,

Breaking news Core removing struggle Fukushima Plant Uncategorized

Japanese Gov advertises for worldwide ideas to remove molten fuel from 3 crippled reactors

On 6/27/2014, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced to advertise for the ideas to remove molten fuel from Reactor1, 2 and 3 domestically and internationally.   Tepco has been

Spent Fuel Pools

[Fuel removal of reactor4 pool] Tepco released the debris map of SFP4 -Complete mess

Tepco plans to start fuel removal of reactor4 spent fuel pool from mid November. On 8/26/2013, Tepco released the debris map of SFP4 but it looks extremely difficult to remove

Cover-ups

Tepco “Molten fuel may be in various parts of reactor, takes up to 35 years to remove, international help is needed”

On 2/21/2013, Tepco released their report that was submitted to IEM held by IAEA from 1/27 to 2/1/2013. In this report, Tepco admitted, they cannot deny the possibility that molten

Spent Fuel Pools

Videos of SFP in reactor3

On 9/22/2012, Tepco dropped 7m of the steel truss to SFP3. (cf. 7m and 470kg of steel frame dropped into the SFP of reactor3, “566 fuel assemblies are in the