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#Fukushima – Too many unknowns about the accident and the current state

The inside of the fourth floor in Unit 1 filmed with the use of a balloon. (From TEPCO’s report released on August 8, 2012, titled “Results of investigation on the operating floor of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 1”) By Chihiro Kamisawa / CNIC / June 1, 2013 / One of J ...

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2 Year Anniversary of Fukushima: The Accident Is NOT Contained

via Washington's Blog / March 11, 2013 / Nuclear expert Arnie Gundersen said today that the containment vessel at Fukushima reactor 2 has a large crack in it. Reactors 1, 2 and 3 all exploded. BBC reports today: They know very little about what’s going on inside Reactors 1, 2, and 3 ...

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Recent Aerial View of #Fukushima I Nuke Plant

via ex-SKF / February 11, 2013 / The photos were taken on February 10, 2013, from a Kyodo News helicopter at an altitude of 1,500 meters. For the first time, the government allowed the aerial photographs within 3 kilometers of Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant as long as the altitude is 1,500 me ...

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TEPCO Ready to Remove Huge Truss from Reactor 3 Spent Fuel Pool

via ex-SKF / February 4, 2013 / These days, it almost feels as if the last sane place remaining in Japan is actually Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant, where they have actual jobs to do and they are at it every single day mostly because they have no other choice. (If you are wondering what I'm t ...

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Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Weekly Review

Photo: Unit 3 spent fuel pool from above, with a portion of the liner protection system visible at its edges. Source: TEPCO. via NuclearStreet.com / December 21, 2012 / The successful removal of a beam dropped into a spent fuel pool, the first Tokyo Electric Power Co. settlement related to ...

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Fukushima Status Update (Infographic)

via The Asahi Shimbun / December 14, 2012 /

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Tepco trying to repair liner of No. 3 Spent Fuel Pool?

via ENEnews.com / December 19, 2012 / Follow-up to: Tepco to try and remove steel debris on top of fuel racks in No. 3 pool -- Concern about liner? (PHOTOS) Tepco’s December 19, 2012 Handout (Japanese Only): http://www.tepco.co.jp/nu/fukushima-np/images/handouts_121219_03-j.pdf

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