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Fukushima’s “Swimming Robot” Captures First Images Of ‘Massive Deposits’ Of Melted Nuclear Fuel

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 23, 2017 The “Little Sunfish,” the swimming robot that TEPCO is using to capture images of the containment vessel in the Unit 3 reactor of the ruined Fukushima power plant, has brought back the goods. A trove of new images captured in the past few days show what is likely […]

Fukushima Aborts Latest Robot Mission Inside Reactor; Radiation At “Unimaginable” Levels

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 19, 2017 7:40 PM Two years after sacrificing one robot, TEPCO officials have aborted the A “scorpion” robot sent into a Japanese nuclear reactor to learn about the damage suffered in a tsunami-induced meltdown had its mission aborted after the probe ran into trouble, Tokyo Electric Power company said Thursday. As […]

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Japan Off Fukushima, Tsunami Warning Issued – Live Feed

TEPCO says there are 2,544 fuel rods in Fukushima Daini Reactor 3, but no "immediate" danger because they are in a pool of water. — SNA Japan (@ShingetsuNews) November 21, 2016 zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / NOV 21, 2016 5:29 PM Updatge 4: According to finance minister Taro Aso there has been no major damage from the […]

As Fukushima Continues Leaking, 3 Former TEPCO Execs Charged With Negligence

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. zerohedge.com / by Claire Bernish via TheAntiMedia.org on 03/01/2016 20:00 Three former executives from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) have been formally charged with negligence over the 2011 disaster at the company’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. In accordance with […]

For the First Time, Japan Finally Admits Fukushima Radiation Caused a Former Worker’s Cancer

thedailysheeple.com / Melissa Dykes / October 21st, 2015 Despite the fact that Fukushima children are showing 50 times the normal rates of thyroid cancer, and other former employees who have come down with, in some cases, multiple types of cancer are suing TEPCO for damages in relation to the 2011 disaster, up until now neither TEPCO, nor […]

Inspired By Game Of Thrones, TEPCO Resumes Building “Ice Wall” Around Fukushima

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 10/12/2015 22:15 -0400 14 Months after abandoning the “Game of Thrones”-esque frozen-water-wall containment plan for Fukushima, Bloomberg reports that TEPCO expects to begin freezing a soil barrier by the end of the year to stop a torrent of water entering the wrecked Fukushima nuclear facility, moving a step closer to fulfilling […]

Former Fukushima Worker Who Got Cancer Is Suing TEPCO

thedailysheeple.com / Melissa Dykes / September 8th, 2015 In a first, a former worker at the Fukushima Daiichi No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant has filed a lawsuit against the majority Japanese government owned Tokyo Electric Power Company for cancer he says he developed after exposure to radiation from the March 2011 disaster. Via The Japan Times: According […]

Be Afraid: Japan Is About To Do Something That’s Never Been Done Before

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 08/08/2015 – 13:15 When the words “mothballed”, “nuclear”, and “never been done before” are seen together with Japan in a sentence, the world should be paying attention… As TEPCO officials face criminal charges over the lack of preparedness with regard Fukushima, and The IAEA Report assigns considerable blame to the […]

Tepco Begins Removing Cover From Destroyed Fukushima Reactor Just As Local Farmers Plant Rice

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 05/15/2015 20:43 May is usually the time when farmers in Japan’s Fukushima prefecture – best known for being the tragic venue of the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant disaster – plant rice. This year, however, they will be planting something else: an unknown, and quite lethal, amount of radioactive dust. […]

Four Years Since Fukushima, Calls Grow for Nuclear-Free World

“Let’s be clear, the disaster at Fukushima Daiichi was manmade,” said U.S. nuclear engineer and whistleblower Arnie Gundersen. (Photo: Matthias Lambrecht/cc/flickr) thedailysheeple.com / by Lauren McAuley via Common Dreams / March 12th, 2015 Crisis lives on as 250,000 Japanese still reside in temporary housing while struggle to contain hundreds of thousands of tons of radioactive […]