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Reactor 4 Spent Fuel Assembly Removal 10% Completed

via EX-SKF / January 16, 2014 / The fuel assemblies stored in the fuel rack inside the Unit 4 spent fuel pool are to be taken out and transferred to the common pool located within the station site for centralized storage. This fuel removal operation starts on November 18, 2013. Its completion is ...

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Fukushima No. 1 engineer’s warning to Taiwan: Nuclear power unstable

via Japan Times / January 16, 2014 / A Japanese engineer who helped build reactor 4 at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant said such plants are inherently unstable, urging Taiwan to ditch atomic energy for renewable resources. Mitsuhiko Tanaka (pictured), arriving in Taipei on Tuesday with a de ...

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Radioactive cesium detected in deeper groundwater

via NHK World / December 20, 2013 / Tokyo Electric Power Company says radioactive substances have been detected in water samples taken from deep underground at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Highly radioactive substances had been detected in previous months in shallow grou ...

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Arnie Gundersen Comments on the Fukushima FOIA Documents

via Fairewinds.org / December 11, 2013 / At Fairewinds we get numerous questions about Fukushima Daiichi and nuclear power in general. This is the first in a a series of short videos designed to answer the questions that come in from you, our supporters. From recently released FOIA (freedo ...

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Water decontamination system in trouble

via Voice of Russia / December 2, 2013 / A trouble-prone system used to decontaminate radioactive water at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant was switched off Sunday because of a chemical leak, the plant's operator said. Hydrochloric acid, used to neutralise alkaline water being deco ...

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First Stage of Fukushima’s Fuel Rod Transfer Completed

via Energy Business Review / Tokyo Electric Power Company has transported 22 fuel assemblies from the Unit 4 of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Loaded into a cask (pictured), the fuel assemblies were transferred from the crippled reactor building to the nearby common pool b ...

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TEPCO at final stage in 1st round of fuel transfer

via NHK World / The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is preparing to complete the first transfer of nuclear fuel from a reactor building to a safer storage pool. On Thursday, Tokyo Electric Power Company moved the batch of nuclear fuel from the No. 4 reactor building to a nearby ...

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