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Pressure Relief System Failed at Reactor #2 After Disaster, TEPCO Reveals

via RT.com / May 21, 2015 / The latest report by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has shed more light on the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, revealing a failure in one of the reactors' pressure relief systems. The new report looks into data discovered by a robot that ventured into the Fuk ...

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Robot To Enter No. 2 Reactor In #Fukushima NPP

via asiaone.com / May 5th, 2015 / A new small robot will be used to inspect the condition of melted nuclear fuel at the second reactor of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant as early as this summer, marking the first full-scale probe since the disaster caused by the massive earthquake and ens ...

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TEPCO/Japan Govt. Mull 3 Options To Remove Melted Nuclear Fuel

via the-japan-news.com / April 11, 2105 / The government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. are studying three different plans to remove melted nuclear fuel from reactors at the crippled Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, it has been learned. The Yomiuri Shimbun obtained a draft outline of an ope ...

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Plan C Also Failed In Plugging Reactor 2 Trench…Now What?

via EX-SKF.blogspot.com / November 24, 2014 / Plan D of Course! But first, recall that Plan A was to install freezing pipes at the head of the trench leading from Reactor 2 turbine building to create an ice plug so that the extremely contaminated water that had been sitting in the trench since ...

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TEPCO to bury Fukushima plant trench with concrete to control radioactive water

via mainichi.jp / November 23, 2014 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) has decided to bury a trench at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant using concrete after an effort to completely stop the flow of radiation contaminated water failed, it has been learned. TEPCO reported its p ...

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TEPCO Fails To Create Ice Wall To Stem Radioactive Water Flow

from the-japan-news.com / August 20, 2014 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Tuesday it had failed in an attempt to create an ice wall in an underground tunnel to block the flow of highly radioactive water from a damaged reactor at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power station. Since last month, TEPC ...

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TEPCO Defies Laws Of Physics Claiming Water Freezes At 5 Degrees Celsius

via EX-SKF / July 28, 2014 / TEPCO says by dumping ice and dry ice they can lower the temperature of the contaminated water in the trench to about 5 degrees Celsius, then they will be able to form a continuous ice plug. Here I thought that water freezes at zero degree Celsius. As the whole wor ...

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