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Breaking news Core removing struggle Fukushima Plant

The Japanese gov considers completely submerging reactor 3 in a tank to remove molten fuel debris

Photo: Fuel Handling Machine in Reactor 3. (8. 2015) [Link]   In order to remove the molten nuclear fuel (debris) from the Fukushima Nuclear Plant, TEPCO is considering a “submersion

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Court ordered four Tepco ex-executives to pay 100 billion USD compensation

Photo : Reactor 3 in 6.2015 [URL]   On the 13th of July, 2022, the Tokyo district court ordered four former Tepco executives to pay 100 billion USD (97,057,178,988 USD).

Breaking news Fukushima Plant Plant hazard

Coolant water leakage accelerated in reactor 3 Fukushima plant

(Photo: Reactor 3 taken in June 2015)   Tepco was forced to restart the coolant water injection to the crippled reactor 3 of the Fukushima nuclear plant. On the 14th

Breaking news Fukushima Plant Plant hazard

Damage in reactor 1 assumably exacerbated by M7.3 quake from mid March

Photo: Near the bottom of reactor 1 PCV. Molten debris can be seen in the upper middle part of this photo. (16.03.2022) [Link]   The crippled reactor 1 in the

Breaking news Core removing struggle Fukushima Plant

Elephant’s foot caught in reactor1 for the first time since 2011

(Photo : Molten substance accumulating on the bottom of reactor1 vessel. Photo was taken on the 9th of February, 2022.) Molten substance was recorded in reactor1 by a drone camera

Breaking news Ecology Sea contamination

Gross beta nuclides over safety limit detected in Fukushima plant seawater everyday

(Photo : Stored debris from Fukushima nuclear plant. Taken on the 5th of September, 2019.[URL])   On the 1st of February, 2022, the Nuclear Regulation Authority of Japan published a

Breaking news Core removing struggle Fukushima Plant

Drone u-turned after unknown troubles during reactor1 investigation

(Photo: Reactor1, December 2019. [URL])   The investigation inside reactor1 was planned to start on the 12th of January, 2022 until August, however, it encountered multiple troubles in the process

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Opposition pushes back Tepco’s contaminated water discharge

Photo: Contaminated water tanks in the area of the Fukushima nuclear plant (photo taken in December 2019) [URL]   Tepco is delaying its schedule to discharge the contaminated water to

Breaking news Fukushima Plant Spent Fuel Pools

Pumice stones from submarine volcano eruption likely to hit the coolant systems of Fukushima plant

Photo : Reactor 5 and 6. Photo was taken on the 19th of June, 2015. [URL]   An overwhelming amount of pumice stones is likely to hit the Fukushima plant. 

Breaking news Fukushima Plant Plant hazard

Groundwater temperature observed rising by 25 celsius degrees

Photo: The remaining parts of Reactor 3 building. The photo was taken in June 2015. No newer overview has been updated about Reactor 3. [URL]   The temperature of the