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Tepco started stating molten fuel might be out of pedestal of Reactor 1

Tepco has been stating the molten fuel dropped into pedestal under RPV (Reactor Pressure Vessel), but started changing their tone since the end of 2014 for some reason. Pedestal is

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Nagoya Uni “Significantly small amount of fuel remaining in Reactor 2” / No announcement about underground

Related to this article.. IRID SAW no fuel or water remaining in reactor core of Reactor 1 [URL]   On 3/20/2015, Nagoya University announced they SAW the remaining nuclear fuel in

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IRID SAW no fuel or water remaining in reactor core of Reactor 1

Following up this article.. Tepco to start “scanning” inside of Reactor 1 in early February by using muon [URL]   IRID (International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning) and High Energy Accelerator Research

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Tepco to start “scanning” inside of Reactor 1 in early February by using muon

Photo : A sample image of muon scanning method inside of a nuclear reactor.   On 12/25/2014, Tepco announced they are going to scan inside of Reactor 1 ~ 3

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Refueling machine of Reactor 5 malfunctioned

The refueling machine of Reactor 5 malfunctioned on 12/4/2014. Tepco has difficulties to remove fuel even from an uncrippled reactor.   The alarm of low air pressure went off when they

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Tepco started dismantling Reactor 1 cover – Video

Photo : Spraying scattering inhibitor over the debris inside of cover. Photo taken on 10/22/2014.   Tepco started dismantling the cover of Reactor 1 on 10/22/2014. The cover was installed

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Japanese Gov advertises for worldwide ideas to remove molten fuel from 3 crippled reactors

On 6/27/2014, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced to advertise for the ideas to remove molten fuel from Reactor1, 2 and 3 domestically and internationally.   Tepco has been

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Coolant water gradually leaking out of Reactor2 / Water level only 30cm from the vessel bottom, half of last year

The coolant water level is only 30cm from the bottom of Reactor2. Tepco released the report on 6/9/2014.   From 6/5 to 6/6/2014, Tepco finally installed the new thermometers and

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2.4 Sv/h on the basement floor of reactor1

↑ 2.4 Sv/h was measured around this point.     ↑ Steel plate lay over the aisle.   Following up this article.. [Video] Tepco identified a leaking part on reactor1

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[Video] Tepco identified a leaking part on reactor1 vessel / Pipes are rusted and starting deteriorated

  ↑ The leaking part on the pipe connected to reactor1 vessel     Following up this article.. [Video] Reactor1 confirmed leaking out the coolant water / 2.0 Sv/h [URL]