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TEPCO accidentally fills Fukushima basements with contaminated water

via Press TV / April 15, 2014 / Authorities at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant say the facility's basements have been mistakenly filled with highly contaminated water. The basements were flooded with about 200 tons of cooling-tank radioactive water after pumps were turned on by ...

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TEPCO: August water leak far more toxic than first annouced

via Japan Times / April 12, 2014 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Friday that toxic water found to have leaked last August at one of the huge tanks at the accident-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant was far more contaminated than initially announced. After recalculating the radiation level ...

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Details of groundwater bypass plan

via NHK World / March 24, 2014 / The government and Tokyo Electric Power Company -- the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, are considering releasing groundwater into the sea, bypassing the facility, as a main measure to reduce the volume of contaminated wastewater. About ...

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Fukushima water decontamination might be suspended indefinitely

via RT.com / March 20, 2014 / Treatment of radioactive water at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant might be indefinitely suspended after malfunctions crippled the water purification process and recontaminated thousands of tons of partially purified water, Japanese media reported. The failur ...

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Contaminated water still troubles Fukushima

via Press TV / March 11, 2014 / The radioactive water at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant remains the biggest problem, hampering the cleanup process three years after the disaster, officials say. On Monday, officials at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant said the contaminate ...

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Human error cause of contaminated water leak at Fukushima

via Enformable.com / February 24, 2014 / Last week officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Company announced that extremely radioactive water had leaked from a storage tank at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. According to the utility over 100 tons of water containing 240,000,000 becq ...

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Highly radioactive water leaks from storage tank

via NHK World / The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says water containing extremely high levels of radioactive substances has leaked from a storage tank. Tokyo Electric Power Company officials said the leak was found on Wednesday night in one of the many tanks being st ...

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