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Japan – Water leak found at Fukushima Daiichi plant

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 Comments off

 

Laaska News  August  14,  2012

Tokyo Electric Power Company has reported a radioactive water leak at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant’s Number 4 reactor.

The utility says a worker patrolling on Tuesday morning found water one-centimeter deep across a 350-square-meter room on the first floor of the turbine building. Read more…

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TEPCO: Just 60cm of water in Fukushima reactor

Monday, March 26, 2012 Comments off

 

 

Tokyo Electric Power Company says it has found that the cooling water in one of the damaged reactors at Fukushima is only 60 centimeters deep, far lower than previously thought. Read more…

Japan – Camera inserted in Fukushima No.4 reactor

Friday, March 16, 2012 Comments off

Debris from a hydrogen explosion and large volume of floating objects were observed inside the Number 4 reactor of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Read more…

Japan – Radiation high near suppression chambers

Thursday, March 15, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Mar. 15, 2012

High levels of radiation have been detected near suppression chambers of 2 of the reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

The radiation levels are too high for workers to continue inspections. Read more…

Japan – Failed Fukushima offsite center shown to media

Friday, March 2, 2012 Comments off

A nuclear emergency response center that proved useless during the Fukushima nuclear disaster was shown to the media for the first time since March 11th last year. Read more…

Japan – Miscommunications made things worse

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 28, 2012
By: NHK.

An independent panel investigating the accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant has issued a report showing in detail how miscommunications helped deepen mistrust among key players in the crisis management. Read more…

Japan – Death at Fukushima plant ruled from overwork

Friday, February 24, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 24, 2012

Japanese labor authorities have ruled that a man’s death at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant was due to his having to carry out demanding work while wearing stress-creating protective gear. Read more…

US was worried about cooling of spent fuel pools

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Comments off

Newly released minutes from a US nuclear commission show a US regulator had concerns about the cooling of spent fuel pools at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant one day after the accident took place on March 11th. Read more…

Fukushima – Temperature at no. 2 reactor rises again

Sunday, February 12, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 12, 2012

Tokyo Electric Power Company is trying to cool down one of the damaged reactors at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after its temperature increased again. Read more…

Japan:TEPCO says no damage to spent fuel at Fukushima

Friday, February 10, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 10, 2012

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says it has found no damage to spent fuel rods that will be the first to be removed from the plant’s reactors. Read more…