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UK’s election results in one picture

L to R: David Cameron, Nick Clegg, the head of Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon . (The severed head on a plate is of course an allusion to this biblical story). I get all my news these days without the “benefit” of newspapers or television: https://tinyurl.com/q99mcbl (where I found the above cartoon) and https://tinyurl.com/nkw3nct in […]

Decommissioning news from Fukushima

              Right on schedule and just in time for Christmas, TEPCO succeeded in transferring all the fuel out of the spent-fuel pool of Reactor 4. Much still remains to be done, but this is good news. I recommend the following digital products: WP GDPR Fix, a WordPress plugin that […]

Decommissioning news from Fukushima

*The removal of the spent fuel assemblies was completed on November 5th,201The removal operation will continue to be performed in a safe and measured manner until the last fuel assembly has been removed and transferred to the common pool. The new fuel removal has not progressed since Nov. 5th. I recommend the following digital products: […]

Decommissioning news from Fukushima

Reactor 4 Spent Fuel Pool over 87% cleared. I recommend the following digital products: WP GDPR Fix, a WordPress plugin that quickly and easily helps you make your WP blog GDPR compliant. Brett Kelly’s “Evernote Essentials”, Dan Gold’s $5 guides to Getting Everything Done with Evernote and Springpad, and DocumentSnap Solutions’ Paperless Document Organization Guides. […]

TEPCO Decommissioning news

  Breakdown of transferred assemblies by kind Spent fuel   1276   assemblies/1,331 assemblies Unirradiated (New) fuel     22 assemblies/ 202 assemblies Number of times of cask transportation: 59 times The fuel removal work was resumed on September 4, 2014, which had been suspended since July 1, 2014 due to the annual inspection of ceiling crane. […]

Transfer of Reactor 4’s SFP content 75% complete

Breakdown of transferred assemblies by kind Spent fuel 1166 assemblies/1,331 assemblies Unirradiated New fuel22 assemblies/ 202 assemblies Number of times of cask transportation: 54 timesas of June.30,2014 *The fuel removal work is stopped from July 1 to earlySeptember of 2014 due to annual ceiling crane checkup via TEPCO : Decommissioning Plan of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear […]

TEPCO : Decommissioning Plan of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power

Breakdown of transferred assemblies by kind Spent fuel                                 1100 assemblies/1,331 assemblies Unirradiated New fuel         22 assemblies/ 202 assemblies Number of times of cask transportation: 51 times  as of June 23, 2014 via TEPCO : Decommissioning Plan of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power. I recommend the following digital products: WP GDPR Fix, a WordPress plugin that quickly […]

TEPCO : Decommissioning Plan of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power

TEPCO’S Fuel Removal from Unit 4 website has at long last been updated (mouse-tip to the ever-alert EX-SKF). EX-SKF blogs about SFP for reactor #3: they have begun to clear away debris, including the Fuel Handling Machine which was wrecked in the earthquake/tsunami. 814 out of 1533 fuel assemblies moved is now over half-way (53%, […]

Famed Sanriku Railway resumes service, partly thanks to Kuwaiti aid

[yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnpAWKfX7Qc’] This was all over the news this cold Saturday morning (temp was down to 13 degrees C inside!). Buried in a few obscure news sources was the fact that part of this remarkable resurrection was due to a massive donation by the government of Kuwait about a year ago (details below). MIYAKO, Iwate […]

Update on Fuel Removal from Fukushima Unit 4

  移送燃料の種類(使用済:528体/1331体、新燃料:22体/202体) キャスクの輸送回数 25回更新日:2014年3月31日 via 福島第一原子力発電所4号機からの燃料取り出しの進捗状況|東京電力. I recommend the following digital products: WP GDPR Fix, a WordPress plugin that quickly and easily helps you make your WP blog GDPR compliant. Brett Kelly’s “Evernote Essentials”, Dan Gold’s $5 guides to Getting Everything Done with Evernote and Springpad, and DocumentSnap Solutions’ Paperless Document Organization Guides. Be sure to […]