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Contaminated water crisis

[Breaking] One more leakage found / 1.7 Sv/h

In addition to the 4 new tank leakage found on 8/31/2013, Tepco found one more leakage on 9/1/2013. The radiation level was 1.7 Sv/h (γ & β). This is the

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One of the new tank leakage still continuing

Following up this article.. [Breaking] 4 more leakages found from the tanks / Max as 1.8 Sv/h [URL] According to Tepco, one of these leakages are confirmed to be still

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Tepco “Inaccurate media coverage exaggerates the risk of 1.8 Sv/h of γ&β of tank leakage” / Leakage on-going

On 8/31/2013, Fukushima Diary reported Tepco found four more leakages and 1.8 Sv/h was measured at one of them. (cf, [Breaking] 4 more leakages found from the tanks / Max

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[Possible hidden tank leakage ] All β level rising in another drain

High level of radiation is measured in the far drain from the leaking tank. It suggests there is another unreported leakage near the drain. From Tepco’s report, 920,000 Bq/m3 of

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Tritium 450,000 Bq/m3 → 900,000 Bq/m3 in bypass well / Leaking tank effect

Having 300m3 of highly contaminated water leak, Tepco is investigating the effect of groundwater. Tepco plans to pump up the groundwater to discharge before it reaches the reactor buildings, but