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Core removing struggle

Water level is only 40cm from the bottom in reactor1

  Related to this article..Water level was only 60cm from the bottom in reactor2 It was 60cm in reactor2, but it is worse in reactor1. Japan nuclear energy safety organization


Tepco increased water injection amount to reactor 2

Tepco increased amount of water to inject to reactor 2 from 5:00 to 11:00 on 4/20/2012. 東電が2号機への注水量を4/20の午前5時から11時にかけて増加させていたことが分かりました。増加量は以下の通りです。 8.6 m3/h → 8.9 m3/h (↑ 103%) The increased amount of water 0.3 m3/h

Contaminated water crisis Malformation

Settlement report 4/18/2012

Donation : 125.00USD Expense : 0.00USD Left in hat : 125.00USD Goal of this month : 2,000.00 USD (My previous salary in Japan) Current total : 703.00 USD To go

Contaminated water crisis

1.4×10^11 Bq/m3 of beta nuclides leaked to domestic sewage system

  At 8:30 on 3/26/2012, a subcontract worker found water leakage at concentrated water tank area. It was from the pipe to carry concentrated water from desalination facility to concentrated

Spent Fuel Pools

SFP of reactor4 became cloudy

Following up this article..Tepco released the video of the SFP of reactor 4 Tepco searched the inside of the reactor 4’s spent fuel pool with underwater camera again. They found

Domestic and global Environment

340,000 Bq/kg of cesium from the dam in Fukushima

  Following up this article ..Snowmelt will carry the radiation stocked in mountain Ministry of the Environment measured radiation at 214 points of the rivers and lakes in Iwate and


After all, nothing is improved

Reactor 2 has become over 71℃ again. The temperature of reactor 2 marked 73.3℃ on 2/6/2012. Tepco increased the water amount to inject to 13.5 tones/h on 2/7/2012. As a


Reactor 2 is still heated. Tepco may have increased the water amount by 10 tones

Reactor 2 doesn’t get cool down. 2/6/2012 23:00 69.9℃ 2/7/2012 5:00 72.2℃ 2/7/2012 10:00 69.0℃ Tepco injected boric acid in the night of 2/6, and increased the water amount by


Attention : Reactor 2 is still being heated

  Following up this article ..Temperature of reactor 2 keeps getting high Since 11:00AM of 2/5/2012, the temperature of the container vessel has increased even more. 2/5/2012 11:00AM : 68.6℃


Temperature of reactor 2 keeps getting high

  Since 2/2/2012, temperature of reactor 2 has been in the increasing trend. Tepco announced the reason is not known. It’s measured by one of the 3 heat gauges in