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Most of fuel NOT remaining in reactor1 core / Tepco “but molten fuel is stopped in the concrete base”

Note : If you are from the international mass media, Don’t read this site before taking a contact with me.     Related to this article.. Tepco “More fuel debris

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Tepco “More fuel debris possibly melted through to reactor3 primary containment vessel than expected”

Note : If you are from the international mass media, Don’t read this site before taking a contact with me.     It may be more than originally simulated the

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[Column] Summary of Fukushima situation ~What we don’t know about Fukushima

I have my home, somewhere, some time. The only thing I know is it’s far, and in the future. Every morning I wake up, I get closer to my home.

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Second core damage and major radiation discharge occurred in reactor1&3 from 3/20 to 3/23/2011

  On 3/6/2013, Tepco released their video record of their TV meeting from 3/16 to 4/11/2011. According to this record, 90% of the coolant water didn’t reach reactor1 in March

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More than half of the injected water didn’t reach reactor3 to cause meltdown in 311

  According to NHK’s original research, only 45% of the water injected by fire-engine reached reactor3, and reactor3 ended up having meltdown. NHK simulated the situation with experts to conclude

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Fractured fuel may be in suppression chamber and reactor building, No technology to identify, No governmental policy

According to the minutes of mid/long term Fukushima measures R&D meeting held on 10/22/2012, Tepco is aware of the fact that fractured fuel debris has moved to the suppression chamber

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[Former chairman of nuclear safety commission] “You can never feel reassured about nuclear power, it’s so spooky.”

Interview with Madarame, the former chairman of nuclear safety commission in 2005. He was honest to say they don’t know entire things about nuclear power, they can never feel reassured

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Mr.Koide “Tepco can’t pick up melted fuel in core but they must remove fuel from SFPs before stone coffin”

  Assistant professor. Koide from Kyoto university had an interview of journalist Imanishi on 10/18/2012. In this interview, Mr. Koide commented stone coffin is the only solution but they must

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[Yomiuri・Jiji] Panel: Meltdown denials extremely inappropriate

<Quote> [Yomiuri・Jiji] It was “extremely inappropriate” for a government nuclear regulator to first imply and then later deny possible nuclear reactor core meltdowns in the wake of the crisis at

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[Reactor3] Possible second meltdown happened 3/21 ~ 3/22/2011

Following up this article..Investigation committee “there is a possibility that the earthquake damaged equipment”   The investigation committee stated on their final report that there is a possibility that reactor3