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Coolant system of SFP3 in Fukushima DAINI got automatically suspended / 2544 fuel assemblies stocked

According to Tepco, Fukushima DAINI‘s spent fuel pool of Reactor 3 had its coolant system suspended automatically. It stocks 2,360 spent fuel assemblies and 184 new fuel assemblies. No more

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Tepco decided to ask JP Gov for covering the decommissioning cost

On 7/28/2016, Tepco announced they decided to ask the government of Japan for financial support regarding decommissioning. They also consider asking the government for supporting the cost of compensation and

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Tepco admits molten nuclear fuel is transferred in multiple places of Reactor 2

Following up this article.. Tepco to scan Reactor 2 with Muon again after Nagoya uni already confirmed nothing remaining [URL]   Tepco admitted the molten fuel is transferred to multiple places

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7 million Bq of all β nuclides leaked as contaminated water in Fukushima plant

According to Tepco, highly contaminated water leaked from a water storage tank on 6/26/2016. All β nuclides density is reportedly 96,000,000 Bq/m3. Cs-134/137 density is also 700,000 Bq/m3. Tepco states

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Tepco admits they concealed the fact of meltdown

On 5/30/2016, a director of Tepco, Anegawa admitted that Tepco concealed the fact of meltdown in 311. He stated that in the press conference of that day. He says it was

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Tepco to inject cement instead of frozen water wall

Related to this article.. Underground temperature never go down regardless of frozen wall beside common fuel pool [URL]   On 6/2/2016, Tepco reported to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) that they need

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

2,029,900,000 Bq of Cs-134/137 leaked as contaminated water in Fukushima plant

According to Tepco, a leakage detector of waste incineration building went off around noon of 3/23/2016. Tepco reports the leaked volume was 5.3 t. The leaked contaminated water was from

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Tepco to scan Reactor 2 with Muon again after Nagoya uni already confirmed nothing remaining

Photo : Muon detecting system installed for Reactor 2. 3/16/2016.   Following up this article.. Nagoya Uni “Significantly small amount of fuel remaining in Reactor 2″ / No announcement about underground

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Tepco considering discharging Tritium to the Pacific

By 3/4/2016, Masuda, Fukushima plant decommissioning chief commented in the interview with a local newspaper company that they need to consider discharging the contaminated water to the Pacific. The newspaper

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Tepco to start removing protective clothing from Fukushima plant workers

Tepco is going to allow the workers not to wear protective clothing in Fukushima plant. Tepco comments the ambient dose level has significantly decreased for these 5 years. In 90%