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Contaminated water crisis

Radiation level jumped over 7 times much around multiple nuclide removing system 6 weeks after test operation

In order to purify the increasing contaminated water, Tepco is planning to install ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System). The system is to remove 62 sorts of multiple radionuclides including Sr-90.

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Sr-90 level jumped up only 2 weeks after the performance test of multiple nuclide removing system

In order to purify the increasing contaminated water, Tepco is planning to install ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System). The system is to remove 62 sorts of multiple radionuclides including Sr-90.

Contaminated water crisis

Multi-nuclide removal equipment suspended because “Touch pen was too big to operate”

Tepco is running out of the capacity to stock contaminated water. In order to minimize the risk of stocking contaminated water, Tepco is installing the multi-nuclide removal equipment (ALPS), but

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Tepco to start the hot test of ALPS, the multiple nuclide purification system on 3/30/2013

Tepco is going to start the hot test on one of the systems of ALPS, the multiple nuclide purification system on 3/30/2013. Tepco reports,   Hot testing is to be

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Contaminated water still contains 2,600 ~ 4,700 Bq/m3 of Sr-90 even after ALPS

According to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority), contaminated retained water of Fukushima plant still contains 2.6 ~ 4.7 Bq/L of Strontium-90 even after purified by ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System) based

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[Another step to discharge contaminated water to the sea] Tepco to make a trial run of ALPS

Tepco plans to discharge contaminated water to the sea. In order to justify themselves to discharge retained water, they are building the new water purifying facility called ALPS, which is

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Fukushima worker doubts the reliability of the new water purifying facility Alps

Tepco tries to start the new water purifying facility Alps to discharge contaminated water to the sea. Alps is supposed to filter 62 sorts of radionuclides except for tritium. [URL]

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Tepco officially announced to discharge contaminated water into Pacific ocean

  Fukushima Diary has been warning that Tepco would discharge the increasing contaminated water to the sea. (cf, Tepco plans to discharge contaminated water into the environment, “Getting permission of

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Tepco plans to discharge contaminated water into the environment, “Getting permission of related departments”

 Video streaming by Ustream↑ 1:06:55~ In the first press conference of Tepco on 1/4/2013, Tepco implied they are to discharge contaminated water to the environment. In this conference, Tepco commented

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The shortage of contaminated water storage has become more serious

On 12/12/2012, Fukushima Diary reported “Fukushima worker “Contaminated water might overflow due to the lack of tanks””[Link] . The mentioned purifying system turned out to be too fragile to be