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[Column] 4 reasons why we must be worried about reactor4 “other than earthquake”

Now the biggest risk of Japan is reactor4. However, we are only supposed to be worried about an “earthquake” to seriously damage the SFP of reactor4. Is this true ?

Cover-ups Plant hazard Spent Fuel Pools

Murata ex JP ambassador, “Coolant system of reactor4 was broken 12/8~12/11, concrete base is terribly deteriorating.”

According to Mr. Murata, former Japanese ambassador in Switzerland, the coolant system of SFP of reactor4 was stopped from 12/8 to 12/11, and the concrete base is terribly damaged already.

Contaminated water crisis

[Leakage for 2 continuous days] 15m3 of contaminated water leaked in reactor3 turbine building

On 12/11/2012, 15m3 of contaminated water leaked again in reactor3 turbine building. The radioactive density in the leaked water was Cs-134 : 4.2E+7 Bq/m3 Cs-137 : 7.4E+7 Bq/m3 Related article..[Column]

Natural disasters

The M7.4 of 12/7/2012 was actually 2 continuous different earthquakes

About the M7.4 of 12/7/2012, Earthquake Research Committee of the government announced it was two continuous earthquakes which are separated. According to the analysis of meteorological agency and Earthquake Research

Contaminated water crisis

Highly radioactive water leakage at desalination system of Fukushima plant, “4 mSv/h of beta ray on its surface”

Because “Header joint part came off due to the RO cassette drain valve was opened after being touched.”, highly contaminated water leaked from desalination system on 12/10/2012. It was 4mSv/h

Domestic and global Environment

[Mainichi] Saitama city builds temporary storage for radiation-contaminated soil

<Quote> [Mainichi] MISATO, Saitama — The municipal government here began building a temporary storage site in August for soil contaminated by radioactive materials released in the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear