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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…

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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…

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…

Japan:TEPCO begins removing cesium from spent fuel pool

Monday, November 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 6 ,2011

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has begun removing radioactive cesium from water in the spent fuel pool of one of the damaged reactors.

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Japan:Circulatory cooling begins at No.1 reactor pool

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 10,2011

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Japan:Govt. to implement measures outside Fukushima

Sunday, July 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 24,2011

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Japan:Cause of Fukushima blackout identified + Related News

Saturday, July 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 23,2011
The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says the interruption on Friday of a system that cools one of the spent fuel pools was caused by the incorrect set-up of a circuit breaker. Read more…

Japan:Boric acid being added to No.3 reactor fuel pool

Sunday, June 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 26,2011

Tokyo Electric Power Company has begun adding boric acid to the spent fuel storage pool of the No.3 reactor at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant to prevent fuel racks from being corroded by alkaline water. Read more…

Japan:Pool reinforcement continues at No.4 reactor

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 21,2011
Tokyo Electric Power Company is continuing work to reinforce a spent fuel pool at the Number 4 reactor of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

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Japan:No.2 reactor air filter starts running

Saturday, June 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 11,2011
The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has begun running air-filtering equipment at the Number 2 reactor building on Saturday to remove airborne radioactive material. Read more…