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Contaminated water crisis

[ALPS shut-down] Tepco has already transferred 2,500 t of unpurified water to 21 clean tanks

Following up this article.. Multiple nuclide removing system practically in a shutdown state / Not purifying All β nuclides [URL]   The broken multiple nuclide system ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing

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[Column] I just found what I was exactly looking for in Netherlands

Back in 1912, Japan and Netherlands made a special treaty, which may change how Japanese live in 100 years from then. With that treaty, Japanese people can obtain visa with

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Multiple nuclide removing system practically in a shutdown state / Not purifying All β nuclides

Following up this article.. Another system of ALPS suspended again / Only one week since last suspension [URL]   On 3/18/2014, Tepco suspended the entire system of multiple nuclide removing

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Groundwater in deep layer possibly traveling between sea and land / Tepco not to investigate it anymore

Following up this article.. Groundwater level found sync with ebb and flow of the sea → Tepco to abandon the measuring point, “Not credible data” [URL]   Groundwater may be

Plant hazard Spent Fuel Pools

Debris removal from reactor3 pool in 4 months delay due to the continuous troubles

Debris removal from reactor3 pool is in 4 months delay, Tepco reported to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) this February. Tepco is in the process to remove debris from around the

Contaminated water crisis

All β density constantly increasing outside of the underground wall / Contamination rising from deep underground ?

Related to this article.. Underground wall on the seaside of reactor3 was possibly broken / Groundwater level in sync with ebb and flow [URL]   All β nuclide (including Strontium-90)

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tritium density rose up over 10 times much within 6 months about 100m above the groundwater bypass

Tritium density in groundwater has been increasing upstream of groundwater bypass wells. Tritium cannot be filtered to discharge to the sea.   The location is approx. 100m from the groundwater

Contaminated water crisis

Rain water leak into reactor1 building through the crippled roof at 5m width / 66,000,000 Bq/m3 of Cesium-134/137

Rain water leak into reactor1 building through the crippled roof, Tepco announced on 3/14/2014. Fukushima decommissioning takes more 40 years according to the government of Japan. Rain leaking is deteriorating

Spent Fuel Pools

Tepco to shield reactor1 pool coolant system against the damaged stack / Stopping cooling the pool for 11 days

  Following up this article.. 1.9 mSv/h detected at 54 m above ground along the damaged stack [URL]   Tepco is going to install covers over the facilities to protect

Natural disasters

M6.1 hit Western Japan / Seismic scale 5+ in Ehime

At 2:07 of 3/14/2014 (JST), M6.1 hit Western Japan, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The epicenter was Iyo-nada. The depth was 80km. The maximum seismic scale was 5+ in Ehime.