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Radiation level in sub-drain of reactor1 and 2 picking up

  On 2/28/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “Radioactivity density of reactor1 sub-drain jumping up for 2 days, PCV temperature also increasing”. [URL] According to Tepco, the radiation level (Cs-134/137) of sub-drain

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[Column] Nothing in reality

I asked him why he doesn’t analyze food for tritium along with cesium-134/137. Tritium is radioactive water. It’s really hard to remove and causes lymph related cancers etc.. He said

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Tepco takes over 56 years to discharge all tritium to the sea on the most optimistic assumption

Tepco is going to discharge contaminated water to the sea, however, they would take over 56 years to discharge all tritium to the sea according to Tepco. The tritium is

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[Another step to discharge contaminated water to the sea] Tepco to make a trial run of ALPS

Tepco plans to discharge contaminated water to the sea. In order to justify themselves to discharge retained water, they are building the new water purifying facility called ALPS, which is

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Tepco shows off the new replacement of polyethylene pipe

On 1/25/2013, Tepco released the report about replacement of the pipe for accumulated water transfer.   Related article..Tepco officially announced to discharge contaminated water into Pacific ocean [Link]    

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Tepco officially announced to discharge contaminated water into Pacific ocean

  Fukushima Diary has been warning that Tepco would discharge the increasing contaminated water to the sea. (cf, Tepco plans to discharge contaminated water into the environment, “Getting permission of

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Strontium-90 detected from near the water discharge channel of reactor1~6

According to Tepco’s “Nuclides Analysis Result of Radioactive Materials in the Seawater” published on 1/23/2013, Strontium-90 was detected from 30m of the discharge channel of reactor5 and 6 and 330m

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Radiation level is higher out of PCV than inside in reactor1, “Is really core inside of PCV ?”

On 10/12/2012, Tepco measured radiation level in retained water of PCV1. The cesium level was lower than water retained outside of PCV, Suppression chamber, inside of the reactor building though core