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[Column] Tepco literally “swamped” in sea contamination prevention

Tepco is building the impervious wall on the coastal line, but since they started the construction, the groundwater level is rising. On 7/31/2013, Tepco stated it may come up to

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Tepco “In the worse scenario, groundwater may overflow to up-ground”

Following up this article..[Column] Accumulated groundwater may overflow to up-ground in early August [URL] In the press conference of 7/31/2013, Tepco announced there is a possibility that groundwater overflows to

Cover-ups Plant hazard

[Fukushima worker] April : 6,372 → June : 5,720 △ 652 workers

Following up this article..[Breaking] Impervious wall construction intermitted “due to the shortage of Fukushima workers” [URL] On 7/31/2013, Tepco released the report about the exposure dose of Fukushima workers. From

Confirmed effects

[Express] “My employer started thyroid test as physical examination from this year”

Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous updates.   <Translate> (Anonymous in Tokyo, 7/30/2013) The company added “thyroid test” to the list of the checking points in physical examination from

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Multiple nuclide removing system ALPS had leakage due to “corrosion” / Only 2 months after test operation started

Following up this article..Over 20 holes found on multiple nuclide removing system ALPS [URL]   On 7/29/2013, Tepco reported to Nuclear Regulation Authority that the holes were made by “corrosion”.


Tepco, “CO2 emission increased due to the shutdown of nuclear power stations”

On 7/30/2013, Tepco claimed shutting down of nuclear power plant is contributing to increase CO2 emission in their report of “Result of CO2 Emission and CO2 Emission Factor in FY

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Cesium adsorption apparatus suspended for trouble / 7 days of margin to receive the accumulated water

On 7/30/2013, Tepco announced the Second Cesium Adsorption Apparatus (SARRY) was suspended for a trouble. They state they still have 7 days margin to received the contaminated accumulated water. Their