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Japan: hydrogen from reactor caused blast – TEPCO

Thursday, November 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 10,2011

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says the explosion of the facility’s Number 4 reactor on March 15th was caused by a backflow of hydrogen from an adjacent building. Read more…

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Japan:Fukushima power plant video shows progress

Sunday, October 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 23,2011

Tokyo Electric Power Company has released new footage of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. It reveals the progress made over the 7 months since the March 11th disaster.

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Japan:Hydrogen level falls at Fukushima plant +Related Articles

Monday, October 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 10,2011

 

The operator of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says the level of hydrogen in a pipe at the No. 1 reactor has become low enough to make an explosion unlikely. Read more…

Japan:Removal of hydrogen starts at Fukushima plant

Saturday, October 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 8,2011

The operator of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Saturday afternoon began to remove hydrogen that has built up in pipes connected to the No.1 reactor. Read more…

Japan:High hydrogen levels in pipes at No.1 reactor

Thursday, September 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 29,2011

 

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says that high densities of hydrogen have built up in pipes connected to the No. 1 reactor.

Tokyo Electric Power Company says that an explosion is unlikely as there is no oxygen in the pipes, but that it will begin work to drain the gas starting on Thursday. Read more…

Japan:Hydrogen check ordered at No.2, 3 reactors

Monday, September 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 26,2011

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Japan:TEPCO never expected hydrogen explosions: report

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 17,2011

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Japan:Fukushima Daiichi prepares for typhoon arrival

Monday, July 18, 2011 Comments off

Japan:TEPCO to inject nitrogen into No. 3 reactor

Friday, July 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 8,2011
The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is preparing to connect pipes to the plant’s No. 3 reactor to inject nitrogen to prevent a hydrogen explosion. Read more…

Japan:TEPCO to send workers into No.3 reactor building

Friday, July 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 8,2011
The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant will send personnel, instead of a robot, into one of the reactor buildings to take steps to prevent a hydrogen explosion. But the work is likely to face difficulty Read more…