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20-Ton Debris Removed From Fukushima Daiichi Fuel Pool

By Jun Hongo via Wall Street Journal August 3rd, 2015 Tokyo Electric Power Co. said it successfully removed the largest piece of debris from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power plant’s Unit 3 reactor, which had fallen inside the spent-fuel pool following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. ...

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Search Is Still On For Devices Tracking Fukushima Debris

by J.R Rardon / campbellrivermirror.com / June 30, 2015 / A transponder that spent more than three years floating in the Pacific Ocean before washing up on Vancouver Island has become the subject of a wide-ranging scavenger hunt after mysteriously winding up in Campbell River last week. T ...

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Fukushima Damage Finally to Be Probed

via guardianlv.com / June 25, 2014 / Three years ago, on March 11, 2011, a catastrophic failure at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant occurred. Three out of the six nuclear reactors in the plant melted down when the area was hit by a tsunami, which occurred as an after-effect of an earthq ...

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TEPCO says it’s running out of room to store contaminated debris at Fukushima Daiichi

via Enformable.com / April 8, 2014 / Engineers from Tokyo Electric held discussions with officials from the Japanese government on Monday where they communicated that they are running out of room to store contaminated debris at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.  According to es ...

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West Coast of North America to Be Hit Hard by #Fukushima Radiation

via  Washington's blog / Aug. 20, 2013 / Radiation levels will concentrate in pockets in Baja California and other West Coast locations. While many people assume that the ocean will dilute the Fukushima radiation, a previously-secret 1955 U.S. government report concluded that the ocean may no ...

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Fukushima debris hits Hawaii

via RT.com / January 18, 2013 / Debris set adrift by the 2011 Japanese tsunami has made its way to Hawaii, triggering concerns over the unknown effects of the radiation it may carry from the meltdown of the Fukushima reactor. Debris has washed ashore the islands of Oahu and Kauai and the st ...

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Fukushima Debris to Keep Hitting the Pacific Coast This Winter

by Mario Aguilar / via Gizmodo / December 27, 2012 / Authorities expect more debris from the March 2011 Japanese Tsunami to wash up on the Pacific Coast this winter. Seasonal changes in ocean currents and North Pacific winds will push the 1.5 million tons of debris still out there towards our ...

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