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Environmental contamination

Seawater fence for reactor5&6 cut off / Can’t fix it due to the high waves for the Typhoon

  On 9/25/2013, Fukushima Diary reported the next typhoon was approaching Fukushima nuclear plant area. (cf, [Next typhoon approaching Fukushima] Tepco plans to transfer contaminated water back to reactor buildings

Contaminated water crisis

JP Gov “Reactor5&6 to be reused for contaminated water storage area and simulation for decommissioning reactor1~4”

Following up this article..JP PM Abe requested Tepco to decommission Fukushima reactor5 and 6 [URL]   In the press conference of 9/20/2013, Motegi Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry stated

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JP PM Abe requested Tepco to decommission Fukushima reactor5 and 6

On 9/19/2013, Japanese Prime Minister Abe requested Tepco to decommission reactor5 and 6 in order to concentrate on decommissioning reactor1~4. Tepco states they are going to decide what to do

Contaminated water crisis

[Under control] Leaked reactor6 water treatment system was “installed” on a trailer / Tank overflowed

Following up this article..[Leakage everywhere] Retained water treatment system for reactor5&6 leaked 9L / Automotive system [URL]   According to Tepco, the leaked water treatment system is a part of

Contaminated water crisis

[Leakage everywhere] Retained water treatment system for reactor5&6 leaked 9L / Automotive system

Variety of contaminated water storage and treatment system are leaking in Fukushima nuclear plant one after one. According to Tepco, Tepco employee found another water leakage at 15:20 of 9/12/2013.

Contaminated water crisis Environmental contamination

5,800 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 measured in seawater “outside” of Fukushima nuclear plant port

According to Tepco, Strontium-90 was detected in seawater outside of Fukushima nuclear plant port for the first time. The location was the north side of reactor5 and 6 water outlet.

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Reactor6 temperature increasing after restarting coolant system, 27.6℃ → 28.0℃

Following up this article..Reactor 6 coolant system accidentally stopped / Tepco “can restart in 1 hour” → took 2 hours, reason not verified [URL] According to Tepco, the reactor6 temperature

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Reactor 6 coolant system accidentally stopped / Tepco “can restart in 1 hour” → took 2 hours, reason not verified

According to Tepco, the coolant system stopped in reactor6 at 10:16 AM of 7/25/2013. Tepco was conducting the automatic starting test of emergency diesel generator, but it caused the suspension

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Oil leakage from 25 tones crane vehicle in Fukushima nuclear plant

On 7/4/2013, Tepco’s sub-contract company worker found oil leakage from 25 tones crane vehicle in the north side of reactor6. Now they are removing the oil by adsorption mat. Since

Spent Fuel Pools

[Mystery] Unidentified object looking like a nut found in spent fuel pool of reactor6

On 5/23/2013, a Tepco employee found an unidentified object in the east-side of spent fuel pool of reactor6. It was collected on 5/28/2013, however it’s not announced where it came