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Tepco’s decontamination robot for reactor2 works with “a wiping mop” and “a vacuum cleaner”

      The newly introduced robot to decontaminate reactor2 works with a paper napkin-looking mop and a vacuum cleaner, from Tepco’s press release.   Tepco is trying to reduce

Core removing struggle

2.4 Sv/h on the basement floor of reactor1

↑ 2.4 Sv/h was measured around this point.     ↑ Steel plate lay over the aisle.   Following up this article.. [Video] Tepco identified a leaking part on reactor1

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Tepco to investigate the operating floor of reactor2 by drilling from the top of the building

Note : If you are from the international mass media, Don’t read this site before having a contact with me.     From 1/27/2014, Tepco is going to drill 12

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1.6 Sv/h on the first floor of reactor1 / Highly radioactive source is in the vent pipe

Note : If you are from the international mass media, Don’t read this site before having a contact with me.     1.6 Sv/h was measured on the first floor

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Tepco “Debris removal in S-W area of the reactor3 first floor is completed” → “The main contents include long boots”

According to Tepco, they completed the debris removal in the South West area of the first floor of reactor3 building. The unmanned robot had been in the operation from 7/25

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[Fuel in the upper floor ?] Radiation level higher near the equipment on the ceiling

On 6/17/2013, Tepco investigated the 1st floor of reactor2. (cf, [Mystery] Upper parts are more contaminated on the first floor of reactor2 [URL]) In this investigation, it was confirmed that

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[Mystery] Upper parts are more contaminated on the first floor of reactor2

Tepco is going to investigate the first floor of reactor2 on 6/18/2013. By using 3 robots, they are to research the radiation level and intervention of the upper part of

Core removing struggle

[English version] 2Sv/h on the first floor of reactor1

On 4/10/2013, Tepco released the English version of this report, “2Sv/h detected on the 1st floor of reactor1 [URL]”       Iori Mochizuki Thank you for considering donation !

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2Sv/h detected on the 1st floor of reactor1

According to Tepco, they conducted the robot survey on the 1st floor of reactor1. The purpose was to measure the radiation level, temperature and humidity in the personnel air lock

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Robot investigated the lower part of the vent pipe of reactor2, “No water leakage was found”

From 3/13/2013 to 3/14/2013, Tepco had the quadrupedal walking robot investigate the lower part of vent pipe of reactor2. Tepco reported they didn’t find any water leakage.   http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/nu/fukushima-np/handouts/2013/images/handouts_130313_03-e.pdf http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/nu/fukushima-np/handouts/2013/images/handouts_130314_01-e.pdf