Tag Archives: Fukushima

Tech group helping Fukushima farmers fight radiation

Haven’t written about Fukushima for a very long time. People there are still living in “temporary” housing, the nuclear power plant is still being dismantled, the sunken radioactive cores have still not been salvaged, much land is still irradiated and closed to the public (and that includes the original inhabitants). Here’s a short video by […]

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%, […]

Successful removal of rods from #4 SFP now up to 48%

Successful removal of rods from Fukushima’s #4 SFP now up to 48%. Spent fuel rods 726 (out of 1331); new (unused) fuel rods 22/202. 34 trips. This is a crucial and tricky operation. A lot of things have to work properly for it to be successful, despite the fact that under normal situations it is […]

Successful removal of rods from #4 SFP coming up to halfway

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