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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 Export from Japan Politics

The US resumed all food imports from Japan including Fukushima prefecture followed by EU

Photo : International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reviewed the contaminated water processing system in Fukushima plant on the 8th of September, 2021.[Link]   U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced, on

Breaking news Core removing struggle Fukushima Plant

More than 1,000 times higher than annual safety limit detected outside Reactor 2 vessel

Photo : Drone exploring over the cover of Reactor 2 PCV by Nuclear Regulation Authority [URL]   On the 8th of September, 2021, Nuclear Regulation Authority announced that a drone

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Most of the exhaust filters found breached in contaminated water processing system

Photo : A drone attempting to inspect the radiation level on the cover of primary containment vessel of Reactor 2 by Tepco   Following up this article : Tepco halted

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Tepco halted contaminated water processing as exhaust filters breached

Photo : The breached exhaust filter in ALPS by Tepco   On the 2nd of September, 2021, Tepco announced the exhaust filters attached to the contaminated water processing system were