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A thermometer of Reactor 2 indicates 89℃ / Reaching 100℃ in 4.7 days at this rate

Following up this article.. Thermometer of Reactor 2 indicates rapid increase in temperature again / 79℃ on 5/10/2015 [URL]   The temperature indicated by the thermometer is still rising at 2.3

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Thermometer of Reactor 2 indicates rapid increase in temperature again / 79℃ on 5/10/2015

Following up this article.. A thermometer of Reactor 2 indicates a rapid increase of temperature / From 20℃ to 70℃ within 6 hours [URL]   Tepco’s plant parameter is showing that

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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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Spent Fuel Pool temperature rapidly dropped as PCV heated in Reactor 2

Following up this article.. A thermometer of Reactor 2 indicates a rapid increase of temperature / From 20℃ to 70℃ within 6 hours [URL]   Tepco’s plant parameter shows the temperature

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Fuel Handling Machine potentially opening the door of SFP3 to the reactor vessel

On 3/26/2015, Tepco announced they found FHM (Fuel Handling Machine) dropped into SFP3 (Spent Fuel Pool of Reactor 3) in 311 and it’s “touching” the door to PCV (Primary Containment Vessel).

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IRID SAW no fuel or water remaining in reactor core of Reactor 1

Following up this article.. Tepco to start “scanning” inside of Reactor 1 in early February by using muon [URL]   IRID (International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning) and High Energy Accelerator Research

Breaking news Fukushima Plant Spent Fuel Pools

Tepco reported they completed transferring all the fuel from Reactor 4 pool

On 12/22/2014, Teoco announced they completed the fuel transfer from Reactor 4 spent fuel pool. The video below was the one attached to their announcement. They started the fuel transfer

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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

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Coolant system of Reactor 2 pool stopped / “Someone turned off a related switch”

On 11/27/2014, coolant system of Reactor 2 pool suddenly stopped, according to Tepco. Approx. 5 hours later, Tepco managed to reboot the system. Pool water temperature was 16.7 ℃ when

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Tepco “All the spent fuel assemblies removed from SFP 4″ – Videos and Photos

On 11/5/2014, Tepco announced they completed transferring all of the 1,331 spent fuel assemblies from SFP 4 (Spent Fuel Pool of Reactor 4) to common pool.   They started removing