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New Strategy For Fukushima Trench Water

via world-nulear-news.org / July 24, 2014 / New approaches to removing the contaminated water from trenches around units 2 and 3 at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant are being explored after attempts to freeze it failed. The trenches contain highly-contaminated water that has flowed from 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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Human errors strand robot inside Unit 2 reactor building

via Enformable.com /  March 27, 2014 / Tokyo Electric announced today that the “Warrior” robot, designed and engineered in the United States, tipped over during an inspection of the Unit 2 reactor building two weeks ago and could not be retrieved due a dead battery. On March 13th, the “ ...

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Fukushima control room shown to media

via NHK World / February 26, 2014 / The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has opened the central control room for the facility's No.1 and 2 reactors to media for the first time since the 2011 accident. Tokyo Electric Power Company organized the visit on Wednesday ahead of the 3rd ...

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TEPCO fears 3-cm hole in Fukushima reactor No.2

via RT.com / January 30, 2014 / The suppression pool of the Fukushima Daiichi Unit No. 2 reactor may have a 3-centimeter hole in it, through which the highly radioactive water might be leaking out, the plant operator said. The information is based on the data gathered by a robot sent into the ...

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Radiation at Fukushima well hits ‘record high’

via Russia Today / January 18, 2014 / A record high level of beta rays released from radioactive strontium-90 has been detected at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant beneath the No. 2 reactor's well facing the ocean, according to the facility’s operator. Tokyo Electric Power Company ...

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TEPCO: ‘Fracture-like’ Traces Found on Unit 1 and 2 Exhaust Stack

via ENENews.com / Sep 18, 2013 / We have been conducting an on-site inspection for seismic safety evaluation on the exhaust stack for Units 1 and 2 at Fukushima Daiichi NPS. Today (on September 18), in the inspection, we found fracture-like traces on steel members (diagonal bracings) of the exhau ...

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