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Multiple nuclide removing system ALPS had leakage due to “corrosion” / Only 2 months after test operation started

Following up this article..Over 20 holes found on multiple nuclide removing system ALPS [URL]   On 7/29/2013, Tepco reported to Nuclear Regulation Authority that the holes were made by “corrosion”.

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Cesium adsorption apparatus suspended for trouble / 7 days of margin to receive the accumulated water

On 7/30/2013, Tepco announced the Second Cesium Adsorption Apparatus (SARRY) was suspended for a trouble. They state they still have 7 days margin to received the contaminated accumulated water. Their

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[Leakage from the empty reservoir] High level of radiation detected in N, S and W side of reservoir No.1

According to Tepco, radiation level of the groundwater spiked around reservoir No.1 on 7/10/2013. Tepco has completed transferring contaminated water from this reservoir to spare tank, this reservoir was nearly

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[Column] Summary of Fukushima situation ~What we are not informed of

I don’t know if I’m doing the good thing for my country. I believe our descendants would evaluate me accordingly. It’s not my job anyway. The harder you push, the

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Radiation level of leakage detector hole in “empty” reservoir increasing 70 times higher than 1 month ago

In order to control increasing contaminated water to retain, Tepco made 7 reservoirs but they started leaking this April. Tepco supposedly completed transferring all the contaminated water from the leaking

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Tepco transferring back contaminated water to the crippled reservoir No.2 again, Tepco “diluting”

On 6/21/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “Tepco stocking contaminated water in the leaking reservoir No.1 again, Tepco “diluting” [URL]” According to Tepco, they are transferring contaminated water to another crippled reservoir,

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[From where ?] 36 giga/m3 of Cs-134/137 detected from water in reactor4 basement floor

According to Tepco, significantly high level of Cs-134/137 were measured from the accumulated water in the basement floor of reactor4 turbine building. The sample was taken on 6/13/2013. The readings

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Tepco stocking contaminated water in the leaking reservoir No.1 again, Tepco “diluting”

In order to control the increasing contaminated water, Tepco tried to stock contaminated water in 7 reservoirs. However, since they found the leakage from those reservoirs this April, Tepco have

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500,000,000 Bq/m3 of Tritium and 1,000,000 Bq/m3 of Sr-90 detected from groundwater east side of reactor2

On 6/19/2013, Tepco announced they measured 500,000,000 Bq/m3 of Tritium and 1,000,000 Bq/m3 of Sr-90 from the groundwater taken from the east side of reactor2 turbine building. The sample was

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Tepco reports different nuclide analysis data from Japanese version and English version

Fukushima Diary found Tepco reports different readings about the same analysis. On 6/17/2013, Tepco reported they measured 1,200 Bq/m3 of Cs-137 from the sample taken near Reactor1 ~ 4 side