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Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Unknown groundwater started breaking into common pool as storage facility of SFP4 fuel

Contaminated groundwater has started breaking into common pool, to where Tepco is transferring the fuel assemblies from Reactor4 pool. From Tepco’s announcement of 7/3/2014, they found groundwater was leaking into

Spent Fuel Pools

Tepco to transfer a part of fuel from Reactor4 pool to another spent fuel pool due to the lack of space

Tepco ends up transferring fuel from a spent fuel pool to another spent fuel pool.   On 6/18/2014, Tepco announced that they are running out of the space for Reactor4

Spent Fuel Pools

Alarm at the Temporary Dry Cask Storage Facility, Tepco “No abnormality was found”

According to Tepco, alarm went off at the Temporary Dry Cask Storage Facility at 9:10 of 5/1/2013. Tepco is transferring the spent fuel assemblies from the common pool to this

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[Power blackout] Coolant system of common pool restarted

Following up this article..”[Power blackout] Coolant system of reactor1,3 &4 restored, common pool to be back on by 8AM of 3/20/2013 [URL]” According to NHK, Tepco restarted the coolant system

Spent Fuel Pools

[Power blackout] Coolant system of reactor1,3 &4 restored, common pool to be back on by 8AM of 3/20/2013

From the sudden power blackout of Fukushima plant at 18:57 of 3/18/2013, the coolant system of reactor1, 3, 4 and the common pool were stopped. At 14:20 3/19/2013 (JST), the

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[Analysis] The sudden blackout revealed the weakness of Fukushima plant, “Reactor4 has 4 days to go”

In the evening of 3/18/2013, Fukushima plant had the power blackout and the coolant system of reactor1, 3 and 4 lost power. (cf, [Breaking] Power blackout in Fukushima plant, coolant

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[Alert] Common pool of 6377 fuel assemblies lost power too, Fukushima is under storm warnings

At 18:57 of 3/18/2013, Fukushima plant lost the power. In addition to the spent fuel pool of reactor1, 3, and 4, the common pool to stock 6377 also lost the

Spent Fuel Pools

[Diesel ?] Black smoke from near common spent fuel

From 10:00 to 10:30 of 2/20/2013, black smoke was observed coming up. The location is near the common spent fuel. It was captured by TBS/JNN live camera. On 1/7/2013, the

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The detailed situation and burnt cable of the smoke coming up from common spent pool

On 1/24/2013, Fukushima Diary reported the smoke from common spent fuel. [Link] Tepco released the announcement and photos of the burnt cable etc.. <Quote> Fire Alarm Going off at the

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Smoke from the common spent fuel

Around 10:45 of 1/24/2013, the fire alarm detected smoke on the basement floor of common spent fuel. It was the white smoke coming up from the power cable put on