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  • sharon sanders
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    Please see continuation thread:
    Japan - Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Crisis - Units 1 - 6 Reports, News, Graphics - April 21 +

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    April 20 TEPCO Press releases;

    (Apr 20,2011)Status of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake(as of 9:00AM, April 20th) http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1042001-e.html

    (Apr 20,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station (as of 4:00 pm, April 20th)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1042002-e.html

    (Apr 20,2011)Detection of Radioactive Materials from Seawater near Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (28th release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1042003-e.html

    (Apr 20,2011)Status of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake(as of 4:00PM, April 20th)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1042004-e.html

    (Apr 20,2011)The results of nuclide analyses of radioactive materials in the air at the site of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (26th release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1042005-e.html

    (Apr 20,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 5:30 pm, April 20
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1042006-e.html

    (Apr 20,2011)Out flow of fluid containing radioactive materials to the ocean from areas near intake canal of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2 (continued report 16)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1042007-e.html

    (Apr 20,2011)Improvement plan for the exact nuclide analysis at the site ofFukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station under instruction of NISA (Continued report 1)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1042008-e.html

    (Apr 20,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 0:00 pm, April 20
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1042009-e.html

    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...e/index-e.html

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  • makoto
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    Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station(F1) live cam
    05:00 AM to 19:00 PM(up date frequency 1time/h)

    4/20 13:00 PM
    snap20110420130026.jpg

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    FUKUSHIMA.jpgjma
    http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/kishou/know.../FUKUSHIMA.pdf

    NHK

    Prime Minister apologizes to village mayor

    Prime Minister Naoto Kan has apologized to the mayor of a village in Fukushima Prefecture for the recent nuclear accident.....

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 01:52 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20_01.html

    Robots face difficulties at Fukushima plant

    Tokyo Electric Power Company says radioactive debris and high humidity are hampering the investigation by robots at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant....

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 07:41 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20_06.html

    Nations mark 25 years since Chernobyl disaster

    Delegates have discussed nuclear safety at an international conference to mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster on April 26th....

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 07:42 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20_07.html

    FM official: Fukushima less serious than Chernobyl

    A senior official of Japan's Foreign Ministry says that although the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant is ranked at the highest level of severity, it is less serious than the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.....

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 07:46 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20_04.html

    IAEA to send fact-finding team to Japan

    The UN nuclear watchdog says it will send a team of experts to Japan to investigate the cause of the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.....

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 07:56 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20_09.html

    Italy freezes nuclear plant construction

    The Italian government has frozen a plan to build new nuclear power plants in the country....

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 10:27 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20_11.html

    Transfer begins of highly contaminated water

    The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has begun transferring highly radioactive water from the No.2 reactor to a waste processing facility....
    19_17_v_s.jpg
    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 12:48 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_17.html

    Govt to bar entry to nuclear evacuation zone

    Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano says the government is preparing to forbid entry into the 20-kilometer evacuation zone around the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant....

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 13:46 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20_16.html

    Highly contaminated water level falls slightly

    Tokyo Electric Power Company says the amount of highly radioactive water at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is slightly lower now. TEPCO began moving the water to an on-site waste processing facility one day ago.....

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 12:55 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20_14.html

    Govt suspends shipment of Fukushima sand lances

    The government has instructed Fukushima Prefecture to suspend shipments of a small fish caught off its coasts found to have radioactive contamination, and to warn people not to eat them....

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 14:18 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20_18.html

    Power loss drill at nuclear plant in Aomori Pref.

    Tohoku Electric Power Company has conducted a drill at one of its nuclear plants in northeastern Japan to prepare for a potential total loss of external power to one of its reactors in an emergency....

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 18:34 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20_27.html
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    Yomiuri online

    Evacuees go back to school

    AIZU-WAKAMATSU, Fukushima--A new semester began here Tuesday at makeshift schools for about 590 students who have evacuated their hometown due to the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110419004366.htm

    Radioactive suits improperly disposed

    FUKUSHIMA--Twelve protective suits and masks--including one suit on which a slight amount of radioactivity was detected--were found to have been improperly disposed of in Tamura, Fukushima Prefecture, which is located near the 30-kilometer exclusion zone of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110419002350.htm

    Russia lifts its warning against travel to Japan

    MOSCOW--Russia has become the latest nation to lift its advisory against travel to Japan after assessing the situation as steadily returning to normal after last month's earthquake and tsunami and the ensuing crisis at a nuclear plant in Fukushima Prefecture.....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110419004834.htm

    Agency admits 'melting' of N-fuel

    The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency has reported to a Cabinet Office safety panel that nuclear fuel pellets in the Nos. 1 to 3 reactors at the quake-hit Fukushima power station are believed to have partially melted....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110419004267.htm
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    Asahi com

    Residents want older South Korean nuclear plant closed

    BUSAN, South Korea--By coincidence, the No. 1 reactor at the Kori nuclear power plant was not operating on the night of April 12, the day a group of local residents filed a lawsuit demanding its closure....

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104190198.html

    Radiation, aftershocks could slow Fukushima stabilization

    High levels of radiation discovered at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant could disrupt Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s timeline for a cold shutdown of the crippled facility, TEPCO officials acknowledged.....

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104190193.html

    Kan signals freeze on plans to build new nuclear reactors

    Citing safety concerns, Prime Minister Naoto Kan suggested freezing projects to build more than a dozen nuclear reactors by 2030, but he did not offer details on how to do it. ....
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    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104190201.html
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    Mainichi jp(kyodo, AP)

    Britain trims precautionary zone near Japan's crippled nuke plant

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Britain has scaled down its precautionary zone around the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, now advising its nationals to remain outside a 60-kilometer radius of the plant rather than the previous 80-km radius......

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm002000c.html

    Japan mulls hiking power charges to help cover damages payments

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The government is considering increasing electricity charges to help cover damages payments to people who have suffered losses on the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant of Tokyo Electric Power Co., government sources said Tuesday......

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm005000c.html

    Kan apologizes to head of village in expanded evacuation zone

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prime Minister Naoto Kan apologized Tuesday to the mayor of Iitate, a village included in the recently expanded evacuation zone due to radiation from a Fukushima nuclear power plant crippled by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm007000c.html

    Japan seeks 'calm response' to Fukushima accident at Chernobyl confab

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan asked the international community to respond calmly to radiation leaks at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant at an event Tuesday in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev to mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm008000c.html

    IAEA expects radiation leak from Fukushima nuke plant to decrease

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The International Atomic Energy Agency expects the amount of radiation released by the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan to decrease substantially if the plant operator's work to bring it under control goes as planned, a senior IAEA official said Tuesday....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm010000c.html

    Kan eyes announcing no-entry zone during his Fukushima visit

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prime Minister Naoto Kan is expected to announce his government will soon impose an order to prohibit people from entering within a 20-kilometer radius of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant when he visits Fukushima Prefecture as early as Thursday, government sources said Wednesday....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm011000c.html

    Powder to remove radioactive substances developed by chemist, firm

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- A chemist and a company in Japan have jointly developed a powder that can capture and precipitate radioactive substances in water and which could be used in the ongoing effort to deal with contaminated water at a crippled nuclear power plant, the chemist said Tuesday....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm034000c.html

    U.S. carrier returns to Yokosuka as nuclear concerns ease

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The U.S. aircraft carrier George Washington returned to its home port of Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Wednesday nearly a month after it left the base following a radiation leak at a tsunami-struck nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm035000c.html

    Gov't bans small-fish shipments from Fukushima as radiation level rises

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The government banned shipments and restricted consumption of young sand lance landed in Fukushima Prefecture on Wednesday because the fry was found to be polluted with excessive amounts of radioactive materials, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm038000c.html

    Host Tsukuba city urged evacuees to hand in radiation certificates

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The city of Tsukuba, in a controversial move, demanded that evacuees from Fukushima Prefecture, where a crippled nuclear power station is located, hand in certificates that they have received radiation screening, officials said Tuesday.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm039000c.html

    Fukushima nuke workers at risk of depression, overwork death

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo Electric Power Co. workers engaged in efforts to stabilize the crisis-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant are at risk of depression or death from overwork, a doctor who recently saw them said Wednesday.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm040000c.html photo #228

    Highly radioactive water removal continues, water level drops by 1 cm

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said Wednesday the level of highly radioactive water filling up one of the underground tunnels at the site has dropped by 1 centimeter, a day after work to pump out the water started toward restoring key cooling functions of its troubled reactors....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm078000c.html

    Donations by TEPCO execs show close ties to Liberal Democratic Party

    Various officials with Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) donated more than 20 million yen to the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) over three years since 2007, indicating a close relationship between the utility giant and the former ruling party....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na004000c.html

    High radiation levels, temperatures hinder work on crippled nuke plant

    Restoration work at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant is feared to be a time-consuming and difficult task with radiation levels, temperatures and humidity remaining extremely high for repair crews to work inside the damaged reactor buildings.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na010000c.html

    Radiation exposure standard for Fukushima students set at international maximum

    The government has set the permissible hourly radiation dose at schools in Fukushima Prefecture at 3.8 microsieverts -- a level that would see students absorb the internationally recognized maximum of 20 millisieverts per year....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na011000c.html

    Workers battle to remove radioactive water from troubled nuclear reactor

    Emergency workers have started transferring highly toxic radioactive water from one of the troubled reactors in northeastern Japan to another facility nearby in a crucial step that could pave the way for them to restore the reactors' cooling functions and prevent contaminated water from flowing into the ocean.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na018000c.html
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    Minamisoma city, Fukushima pref

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    TEPCO Press releases for April 19th;

    (Apr 19,2011)Status of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake (as of 9:00AM, April 19th)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041901-e.html

    (Apr 19,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 0:00 pm, April 19)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041902-e.html

    (Apr 19,2011)Transfer of high level radioactive wastewater to the Centralized Radiation Waste Treatment Facility
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041903-e.html

    (Apr 19,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station (as of 4:00 pm, April 19th)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041904-e.html

    (Apr 19,2011)Detection of trace amounts of radioactive iodine around exhaust stacks and others of Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station (continued report)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041905-e.html

    (Apr 19,2011)tatus of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake (as of 16:00PM, April 19th)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041906-e.html

    (Apr 19,2011)The results of nuclide analyses of radioactive materials in the air at the site of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (25th release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041907-e.html

    (Apr 19,2011)Detection of Radioactive Material from Subsurface Water near the Turbine Building of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041908-e.html

    (Apr 19,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 6:00 pm, April 19
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041909-e.html

    (Apr 19,2011)Detection of Radioactive Materials from Seawater near Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (27th release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041910-e.html

    (Apr 19,2011)Out flow of fluid containing radioactive materials to the ocean from areas near intake canal of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2 (continued report 15)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041911-e.html

    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...e/index-e.html

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  • makoto
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    part‐time F1&F2 industrial physician Takeshi TANIGAWA(professor, Ehime University) takes

    4/16

    Tanigawa diagnoses
    snap20110420003216.jpg
    meals for workers, lot of instant foods
    snap20110420003134.jpg No fresh vegetable, Tanigawa says
    naporitan, peperoncino and yakitori
    snap20110420003143.jpg yakitori http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakitori
    sleeping at gymnasium in F2
    snap20110420003104.jpg worker complains of sleeplessness, Tanigawa says
    break at gymnasium in F2
    snap20110420003113.jpg

    photo from FNN

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  • makoto
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    Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station(F1) live cam
    05:00 AM to 19:00 PM(up date frequency 1time/h)

    4/19 15:00 PM, bad weather
    snap20110419150147.jpg

    snap20110419151332.jpgjma

    NHK

    TEPCO to check if plutonium leaked to seabed

    The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says it will examine the seabed off the facility to ensure that no plutonium has leaked into the ocean.....

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 05:43 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_04.html

    Video footage of Fukushima base camp released

    The Japanese defense ministry has released video footage of a base camp for workers dealing with the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.....
    無題1.jpg
    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 05:43 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_03.html

    Japan's foodmakers criticize China import rules

    A Japanese business representative in China has called for a measured approach to Japanese food imports amid fears of contamination from the problems at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.....

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 05:43 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_02.html

    Indian police kill anti-nuclear protester in rally

    Indian police have opened fire on anti-nuclear protesters, killing one person.
    Hundreds of people rallied around the construction site of the Jaitapur nuclear power plant in Maharashtra, western India, on Monday.....
    19_05_v_s.jpg
    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 05:43 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_05.html

    Japan checking exports to ease radiation fears

    Japan's federation of steel makers will ask its members to check their products for radiation to combat rumors overseas that they are contaminated with radioactive materials.....

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 10:10 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_09.html

    Entergy sues Vermont to keep nuclear plant running

    A US energy giant has sued the state of Vermont for its decision to shut down a nuclear plant running the same type of reactor as those at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi plant.....

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 10:16 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_11.html

    Russia lifts advisory against travel to Japan

    Russia has lifted its advisory against travel to Japan....

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 10:54 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_12.html

    Fukui gov. asks gov't for nuclear safety measures

    The governor of Fukui Prefecture has urged the central government to ensure that safety measures are in place at all nuclear power plants in Japan....
    19_15_v_s.jpg
    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 12:39 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_15.html

    Transfer begins of highly contaminated water

    The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has begun transferring highly radioactive water from the No.2 reactor to a waste processing facility....

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 12:48 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_17.html

    Gemba: Fukushima residents feeling discrimination

    National Policy Minister Koichiro Gemba says people from Fukushima Prefecture are being discriminated against because of the radiation escaping from the damaged nuclear power plant.....

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 14:44 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_18.html

    New photos show reactor building interiors

    For the first time after the accident at the Fukushima plant, TEPCO has released photos of the inside of the reactor buildings. Remote-controlled robots took the pictures on Sunday and Monday to check the interior of the buildings housing the No.1, No.2 and No.3 reactors....

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 14:50 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_h16.html

    Gov't to set up study group on tap water safety

    Japan's health ministry is to set up a panel of experts to discuss ways to safeguard tap water from radioactive contamination.....

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 18:10 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_21.html

    SDF personnel sent to nuclear zone flees in panic

    A Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force member who'd been assigned to work near the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has been dismissed for fleeing in panic.......

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 18:54 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_27.html

    China: measures for Japanese imports appropriate

    The Chinese government says it will continue a de facto import ban on all Japanese food and agricultural products.....

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 19:53 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_29.html

    Tokai nuclear plant holds emergency drill

    The operator of the Tokai Daini nuclear power plant in eastern Japan has conducted a drill to prepare for a complete loss of power to the plant's reactor.....

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 20:39 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_30.html

    French company to decontaminate Daiichi water

    French nuclear reactor maker Areva says it has agreed with the Tokyo Electric Power Company to build a facility to decontaminate radioactive water at the compound of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant......
    Tuesday, April 19, 2011 21:47 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/19_33.html
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    Yomiuri online

    Challenges abound to control crippled reactors

    Can Tokyo Electric Power Co. bring the four troubled reactors at its Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant under control within six to nine months as it announced Sunday? What challenges must it overcome before achieving its avowed goals?....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110418004891.htm

    Heat stroke adds to TEPCO workers' woes

    Heat stroke is posing yet another threat to workers dealing with already hazardous working conditions at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant.....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110418004905.htm

    Evacuation subsidy limited / System's narrow scope penalizes families by separating them

    FUKUSHIMA--"Why can't I evacuate with my two daughters?"

    Akiko Sato, 24, a resident of Iitatemura in Fukushima Prefecture, was complaining to a community administrative assistant who had come to her house to explain the village's subsidy system for evacuees leaving due to radiation leaks from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110418004834.htm

    High levels of radiation at 2 reactors

    High levels of radiation were measured Sunday by remote-controlled robots inside the buildings that house reactors Nos. 1 and 3 of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant--levels that would need to be lowered for workers to work inside the buildings, the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency said Monday....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110418005050.htm
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    Asahi com

    Poll: 41% want nuclear power generation reduced or stopped

    Forty-one percent of voters said nuclear power generation should be reduced or stopped, up from 28 percent in 2007, according to an Asahi Shimbun survey conducted over the weekend. ....

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104180129.html

    TEPCO aims for cold shutdown in 6-9 months, but no guarantees

    Tokyo Electric Power Co. has presented a two-stage scenario to stabilize the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, but it is unclear whether its goals can be achieved as scheduled. ....

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104180126.html

    U.S. robots inspect Fukushima reactors

    Tokyo Electric Power Co. used two U.S.-made robots to examine the interior of reactors No. 1 and 3 of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, the company said April 17. ....

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104180128.html
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    Mainichi jp

    Gov't panel releases 2 of over 2,000 radiation dispersal estimates

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Nuclear Safety Commission of Japan has released only two computer-simulated estimates of radioactive substance dispersal since the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, although more than 2,000 of them were made, sources familiar with the matter said Monday....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm007000c.html

    Gov't bans shiitake mushroom shipments from Fukushima city

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The government has banned shipments of shiitake mushrooms grown outdoors in the city of Fukushima because of higher-than-permissible radioactivity levels, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said Monday.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm008000c.html

    Beef brand hailing from area near Fukushima plant could face extinction

    IITATE, Fukushima -- A high-end beef brand produced here is facing possible extinction with the village set to be designated for gradual evacuation and customers possibly rejecting the brand over fears about radioactive contamination.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na003000c.html

    Gov't cracks down on flow of retired bureaucrats to power company jobs

    As the crisis at a Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture continues to rage, the government is taking a new and harder look at the flow of retiring ministry officials to senior positions at the country's electric companies.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na012000c.html

    TEPCO starts moving highly radioactive water to storage facility

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Tuesday started moving highly radioactive water from the No. 2 reactor turbine building to another facility at the site as part of efforts to enable engineers to engage in work to restore key cooling functions of the troubled reactors....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm065000c.html

    Nuclear plant operators did not plan for long-term loss of power supply

    Japanese nuclear power plant operators did not anticipate a long-term loss of power due to the nonavailability of outside electric sources or diesel generators in a report they filed with the government, according to a Mainichi investigation....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na013000c.html

    Nuke plant meltdown warning went unheeded

    Japanese nuclear power plant operators were totally unprepared for the potential long-term loss of power supply, a lifeline to help cool nuclear reactors, according to people with knowledge of the matter.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na014000c.html
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    Sankei news

    j-village



    No.1 reactor

    No.2 reactor

    No.3 reactor

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    April 18 Press Releases;

    (Apr 18,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 11:00 am, April 18)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041801-e.html

    (Apr 18,2011)Status of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake (as of 9:00AM, April 18th)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041802-e.html

    (Apr 18,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station (as of 4:00 pm, April 18th)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041803-e.html

    (Apr 18,2011)Status of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake (as of 4:00PM, April 18th)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041804-e.html

    (Apr 18,2011)On the Result of Water Analysis in the Skimmer Surge Tank of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041805-e.html

    (Apr 18,2011)The results of nuclide analyses of radioactive materials in the air at the site of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (24th release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041806-e.html

    (Apr 18,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 5:00 pm, April 18
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041807-e.html

    (Apr 18,2011)Out flow of fluid containing radioactive materials to the ocean from areas near intake canal of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2 (continued report 14)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041808-e.html

    (Apr 18,2011)Detection of Radioactive Materials from Seawater near Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (26th release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041809-e.html

    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...e/index-e.html

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  • makoto
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    Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station(F1) live cam
    05:00 AM to 19:00 PM(up date frequency 1time/h)

    4/18 15:00 PM
    snap20110418150332.jpg

    Govt may let evacuees return when plant stabilizes

    Japan's industry minister has hinted that the government may be able to tell evacuees if they can return home when the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is stabilized.....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 00:27 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/17_16.html

    Builders submit plans to dismantle Fukushima plant

    The builders of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have submitted draft plans to dismantle the reactors over the medium to long term....
    17_19_v_s.jpg
    Monday, April 18, 2011 00:27 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/17_19.html

    Kan asks for continued US help to tackle Fukushima

    Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has asked for continued US assistance in putting the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant under control....
    17_20_v_s.jpg
    Monday, April 18, 2011 00:27 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/17_20.html

    Robot used to investigate reactor buildings

    Tokyo Electric Power Company has started using a remote-controlled robot to investigate the reactor buildings at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 00:27 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/17_21.html

    TEPCO issues 6-9 month containment plan

    The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has announced a schedule for getting the crisis under control in 6 to 9 months....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 06:09 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/18_04.html

    Workers cannot approach reactor buildings

    At the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, high levels of radiation have kept workers from approaching the buildings housing the first 3 reactors, which lost their cooling functions in the March 11th earthquake and tsunami.....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 08:44 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/18_03.html

    Robot measures radiation

    The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says the maximum radiation level inside the No. 3 reactor building is 57 millisieverts per hour.....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 12:44 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/18_13.html

    Kan urges thorough nuclear policy review

    Prime Minister Naoto Kan has pledged a thorough review of the government's nuclear energy policy in the wake of Japan's nuclear emergency....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 12:55 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/18_16.html

    Edano: evacuees may return home in 6 months

    Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary says residents around the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, who are currently displaced, may be able to return to their homes in 6 months at the earliest.....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 13:28 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/18_17.html

    School relocation

    School children from an evacuation zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have begun a new term at a school outside the zone....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 14:03 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/18_19.html

    TEPCO to prevent radioactive dust migration

    The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant will spray a chemical hardening agent around the damaged plant to prevent the migration of radioactive dust and soil.....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 18:42 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/18_24.html

    Robots detect high levels of radiation

    Remote-controlled robots have detected high levels of radiation inside the reactor buildings at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 18:58 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/18_27.html

    TEPCO president apologizes at the Diet

    The president of the Tokyo Electric Power Company has apologized for underestimating the possible impact of a tsunami triggered by a massive earthquake.....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 18:58 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/18_29.html

    Kan apologizes but refuses to step down now

    Prime Minister Naoto Kan says the government underestimated the potential impact of a large tsunami on Japanese nuclear power plants, but that he won't resign to take responsibility......

    Monday, April 18, 2011 20:20 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/18_28.html

    Filipino, Indonesian nurses cancel Japan visits

    Nearly one-sixth of the Filipino and Indonesian nurse and caregiver candidates scheduled to come to Japan have canceled their visits due to concerns about the hazardous effects of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.....

    Monday, April 18, 2011 20:20 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/18_30.html
    _____________________
    Yomiuri online

    New N-compensation body in pipeline

    The government is considering establishing an organization for paying compensation to victims of the nuclear accident at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, according to sources.....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110417002446.htm

    TEPCO says stabilization months away

    Tokyo Electric Power Co. Chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata said Sunday it would take up to nine months to stabilize the ongoing nuclear crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110417002916.htm

    Seawater radiation checks off N-plant to be widened

    Tokyo Electric Power Co. will increase the number of locations it collects seawater samples from 10 to 16 to check levels of radioactive substances released from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, it has been learned.....
    DY20110418101407033L0.jpg
    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110417002493.htm
    ______________________
    Mainichi jp(Kyodo, AP)

    Gov't to decide whether evacuees can return home after 6-9 months

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The government will decide whether people evacuated from areas around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant can return to their homes after plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. settles the crisis in six to nine months as it plans, industry minister Banri Kaieda said Sunday.....
    snap20110418145911.jpg
    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm004000c.html

    Some nuclear evacuees to be able to return home in future: Edano

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Some residents evacuated from areas around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will likely be able to return home in the future, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said Monday.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm008000c.html

    Up to 57 millisieverts measured at Nos. 1, 3 reactor buildings

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The radiation level inside the troubled Nos. 1 and 3 reactor buildings at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was up to about 57 millisieverts per hour as of Sunday, data obtained by remote-controlled robots showed Monday......

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm010000c.html

    METI officials urged not to seek post-retirement jobs at utilities

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has urged its senior officials not to seek post-retirement jobs at utility firms, as it prepares to review its handling of atomic energy in the wake of the emergency at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, industry minister Banri Kaieda said Monday....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm031000c.html

    TEPCO criticized over timetable to bring crippled nuke plant under control

    The controversial timetable announced by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) for bringing its crippled nuclear power plant under control lacks concrete measures and even includes steps that appear unfeasible......

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na004000c.html

    Quake-affected residents remain suspicious over roadmap to end Japan nuclear crisis

    Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) unveiled a roadmap on April 17 to put its crippled nuclear power plant under control within six to nine months and allow some evacuees to return to their homes, but many residents near the center of the crisis have mixed feelings about their future and the credibility of the nuclear plant operator.....


    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na006000c.html

    Evacuees say they want jobs more than money

    Residents forced to evacuate their homes or stay indoors because of the Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant disaster are set to receive temporary compensation payments of 1 million yen per household -- or 750,000 per single-person household -- but some are saying they want jobs more than money.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na008000c.html

    Japan Nuclear Safety Commission members arrive in Fukushima 37 days after quake

    Members of the Japan Nuclear Safety Commission were dispatched to Fukushima Prefecture on April 17, more than a month after a massive quake and tsunami crippled a nuclear power plant in the prefecture.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na013000c.html

    Kan touches on need to freeze plans to build nuclear facilities

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Monday touched on the need to freeze Japan's plans to build new nuclear facilities in the wake of the world's worst nuclear accident in a quarter century at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm069000c.html

    Experts doubt TEPCO's timetable for bringing nuke plant under control

    Experts have called into question the feasibility of the controversial timetable unveiled by the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) for bringing its crippled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant under control......

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na016000c.html

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    April 17 press releases;

    (Apr 17,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 0:00 pm, April 17
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041701-e.html

    (Apr 17,2011)Detection of Radioactive Materials from Seawater near Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (25th release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041702-e.html

    (Apr 17,2011)The results of nuclide analyses of radioactive materials in the air at the site of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (23rd release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041703-e.html

    (Apr 17,2011)Out flow of fluid containing radioactive materials to the ocean from areas near intake canal of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2 (continued report 13)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041704-e.html

    (Apr 17,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station (as of 4:00 pm, April 17th)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041705-e.html

    (Apr 17,2011)Detection of Radioactive Material from Subsurface Water near the Turbine Building of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041706-e.html

    (Apr 17,2011)Roadmap towards Restoration from the Accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041707-e.html

    (Apr 17,2011)Status of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake (as of 9:00AM)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041708-e.html

    (Apr 17,2011)Status of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake (as of 4:00PM)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041709-e.html

    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...e/index-e.html

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  • makoto
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    Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station(F1) live cam
    05:00 AM to 19:00 PM(up date frequency 1time/h)

    4/17 17:00 PM
    75778377_org.v1303031133.jpg

    NHK

    Dosimeters to be distributed to public schools

    As radioactive substances continue to leak from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, the Japanese government has decided to distribute dosimeters to all public schools in Fukushima prefecture.....

    Sunday, April 17, 2011 06:49 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/17_02.html

    TEPCO finalizes plan to cool down reactors

    The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has finalized a new plan to cool down the troubled reactors. Tokyo Electric Power Company will install a new cooling system that filters contaminated water and recirculates it back into the reactors.....
    17_06_v_s.jpg
    Sunday, April 17, 2011 09:20 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/17_06.html

    Kan contributes message to English-language papers

    Prime Minister Naoto Kan has asked the international community to act calmly, stressing that all Japanese food and other products are safe as strict scientific criteria were introduced after the nuclear accident.....
    sankei news
    Sunday, April 17, 2011 10:46 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/17_08.html

    Work under way for transfer of contaminated water

    The level of radioactive water that has accumulated on the premises of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant keeps rising amid concern that the water might overflow, further polluting the ocean.....

    Sunday, April 17, 2011 14:34 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/17_11.html

    TEPCO issues 6-9 month containment plan

    The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has issued a schedule for putting the crisis under control in 6 to 9 months.....
    17_15_v_s.jpg
    Sunday, April 17, 2011 16:35 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/17_15.html
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    Yomiuri online

    TEPCO ignored tsunami warnings for years

    This is the sixth and final installment in a series focusing on delays in implementing emergency steps by the government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. to deal with the unprecedented nuclear crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110416002672.htm

    U.S. military sent 3 N-teams to offer help

    The U.S. Air Force, Army and Marine Corps all deployed nuclear crisis response teams to Japan in late March and early April to offer help with the ongoing crisis caused by the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110416002649.htm

    N-workers to receive long-term health checks

    The government plans to create a database to monitor the long-term health of workers at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, it was learned Saturday.
    According to government sources, the aim of the database is to study whether workers have been subject to radiation exposure, and the effects of such exposure, if any, over a period of more than 30 years......

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110416002868.htm
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    Asahi com

    Radiation fears heap fresh calamity on quake survivors

    Fear of radioactive contamination from the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is driving down prices of food products from areas near the plant, piling on the misery for producers struggling to recover from the Great East Japan Earthquake. .....

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104160125.html

    TEPCO discharges less radioactive water than planned

    More than 10,000 tons of water with low levels of radioactivity have been poured into the ocean from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant to make room for highly radioactive water, officials said. .....

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104160126.html
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    Mainichi jp

    Brazil may ease import restrictions when nuclear crisis subdues

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Visiting Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota said Saturday that his country will study easing its current import restrictions on Japanese food items once the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi power station improves......

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm006000c.html

    Fukuyama apologizes to Iitate villagers for anxieties

    IITATE (Kyodo) -- Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Tetsuro Fukuyama apologized Saturday to residents of Iitate whose village the government has said is to be added to the evacuation zone due to fears about radiation from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm007000c.html

    U.S. offers unmanned chopper to help remove Fukushima spent fuel

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The U.S. government has told Japan that it can use a U.S. unmanned cargo transport helicopter to set up cranes to remove spent fuel rods from storage pools at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japanese and U.S. sources close to the matter said Saturday.......

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm008000c.html

    Japan nuclear commission fails to send experts to Fukushima

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Nuclear Safety Commission of Japan has failed to send designated experts to Fukushima Prefecture to look into the crisis at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant even though a national disaster-preparedness plan requires it to do so, many of the experts said Saturday.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm009000c.html

    Gov't OKs raw milk shipments from another 25 Fukushima municipalities

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The government lifted its ban on shipments of raw milk from another 25 municipalities in Fukushima Prefecture on Saturday, citing continuous declines in levels of radioactive substances, government officials said.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm010000c.html

    Japan's PM shows deep 'regret' over nuclear crisis

    NEW YORK (Kyodo) -- Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan expressed deep "regret" over the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in his country in an article contributed to several English newspapers.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm012000c.html

    Accumulated radiation tops 17,000 microsieverts in Fukushima's Namie

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The accumulated radiation level in Namie, 30 kilometers from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, in the three weeks through Friday stood at 17,010 microsieverts, according to a tally released by the science ministry Saturday.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm013000c.html

    New cooling systems may be installed outside Fukushima reactor buildings

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo Electric Power Co. is considering installing circulating water cooling systems for nuclear reactors and spent fuel storage pools outside the reactor buildings at its crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, sources familiar with the matter said Saturday.....
    snap20110417185409.jpg
    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm014000c.html

    Fukushima seawater radioactivity rises inside containment fence

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The level of radioactive substances in seawater increased sharply overnight inside a containment fence installed near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Saturday.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm015000c.html

    Chronology of events surrounding crippled Fukushima nuclear plant

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The following is a chronology of events regarding the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power station in Fukushima Prefecture, triggered by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm060000c.html

    TEPCO to use robots to examine reactor building conditions

    Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Sunday it would later in the day use robots to examine the temperature, radiation level, and oxygen concentration inside a reactor building at its troubled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm073000c.html

    TEPCO aims to achieve 'cold shutdown' for reactors in 6-9 months

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Sunday that it aims to bring the damaged reactors at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant to a stable condition known as a "cold shutdown" in about six to nine months, while restoring stable cooling to the reactors and spent fuel pools in about three months.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm074000c.html

    44 Filipinos flee Japan region hit by nuke crisis

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine government has flown 44 Filipino women and children home from northeastern Japan after urging about 2,000 of its nationals to leave the region because of its nuclear crisis.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm075000c.html

    TEPCO announces plan to end Japan nuclear crisis

    TOKYO (AP) -- The operator of the crippled nuclear power plant leaking radiation in northern Japan announced a plan Sunday that would bring the crisis under control within six to nine months and allow evacuated residents to return to their homes.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm077000c.html
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    Jiji com

    snap20110417190143.jpgrobot
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    Sankei news

    at unit 3

    panorama photo

    "20 Km" away from F1, Fukushima pref
    http://photo.sankei.jp.msn.com/panor...011/0409namie/

    "ghost town" Minamisoma city, Fukushima pref
    http://photo.sankei.jp.msn.com/panor...2minami-souma/
    http://photo.sankei.jp.msn.com/panor...4minami-souma/

    "search" 20 km point, Fukushima pref
    http://photo.sankei.jp.msn.com/panor...1minami-souma/

    "search" 7 km point, Fukushima pref
    http://photo.sankei.jp.msn.com/panor...011/0415-7km3/

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    Press releases from April 16;

    (Apr 16,2011)Status of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake (as of 9:00AM)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041601-e.html

    (Apr 16,2011)Receipt of instruction document from NISA regarding discharge of drained water with concentrations of radioactive materials exceeding discharge standard to the ocean
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041602-e.html

    (Apr 16,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 11:00 am, April 16)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041603-e.html

    (Apr 16,2011)The results of nuclide analyses of radioactive materials in the air at the site of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (22nd release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041604-e.html

    (Apr 16,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station (as of 4:00 pm, April 16th)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041605-e.html

    (Apr 16,2011)Status of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake(as of 4:00PM)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041606-e.html

    (Apr 16,2011)Detection of Radioactive Materials from Seawater near Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (24th release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041607-e.html

    (Apr 16,2011)Out flow of fluid containing radioactive materials to the ocean from areas near intake canal of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2 (continued report 12)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041608-e.html

    (Apr 16,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 7:00 pm, April 16
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041609-e.html


    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...e/index-e.html

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  • Emily
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    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/wo...ke.html?src=mv
    Levels of Radioactive Materials Rise Near Japanese Plant
    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Published: April 16, 2011


    TOKYO (AP) ? Levels of radioactive materials have risen sharply again in seawater near the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northern Japan, raising the possibility of new leaks at the complex, the government said Saturday........

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  • makoto
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    4/15

    unit 1
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    unit 3
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    unit 4, seaside
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    unit 4, upper spent fuel pool
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    unit 4, reactor lid and south side
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    photo from jiji com via tepco

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  • Ronan Kelly
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    Re: Japan - Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Crisis - Units 1 - 6 Reports, News, Graphics - March 17 +

    April 15th Press releases;

    (Apr 15,2011)Payment of Temporary Compensation for damages caused by evacuation
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041501-e.html

    (Apr 15,2011)Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 1:00 pm, April 15
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041502-e.html

    (Apr 15,2011)Urgent installation of generation facilities for securing power supply
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041505-e.html

    (Apr 15,2011)Result of discharge of low level radioactive accumulated water in the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station to the sea
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041507-e.html

    (Apr 15,2011)Out flow of fluid containing radioactive materials to the ocean from areas near intake canal of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2 (continued report 11)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041509-e.html

    (Apr 15,2011)Detection of Radioactive Materials from Seawater near Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (23rd release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041510-e.html

    (Apr 15,2011)The results of nuclide analyses of radioactive materials in the air at the site of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (21st release)
    http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp...1041511-e.html

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  • makoto
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    Re: Japan - Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Crisis - Units 1 - 6 Reports, News, Graphics - March 17 +

    Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station(F1) live cam
    05:00 AM to 19:00 PM(up date frequency 1time/h)

    4/16 17:00 PM
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    NHK

    Russia may lift advisory against travel to Japan

    The head of a Russian science agency says he will recommend that his government lift its advisory against travel to Japan......

    Saturday, April 16, 2011 08:02 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/16_01.html

    Germany to end reliance on nuclear power

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her government will end its reliance on nuclear power as soon as possible by increasing energy generation from renewable sources.....

    Saturday, April 16, 2011 09:04 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/16_05.html

    EU sets radiation threshold for ships from Japan

    The European Commission has advised European ports to check radiation levels on ships and cargoes arriving from Japan to see whether they exceed a new limit.....

    Saturday, April 16, 2011 09:04 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/16_07.html

    Fish caught off Ibaraki trade at normal prices

    The first catches of fish in nearly 2 weeks off Ibaraki Prefecture have been shipped to Tokyo's Tsukiji market. Fishing in the area had been suspended due to the detection of a radioactive substance exceeding the legal limit.....
    16_10_v_s.jpg
    Saturday, April 16, 2011 10:46 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/16_10.html

    Wastewater level at No.2 reactor tunnel rising

    The operator of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says the level of highly radioactive water in a tunnel of the No. 2 reactor has been rising.....

    Saturday, April 16, 2011 12:13 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/16_09.html

    Japan asks Brazil to ease food restrictions

    Japan has asked Brazil to ease restrictions imposed on food exports from Japan following the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.....

    Saturday, April 16, 2011 16:36 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/16_14.html

    TEPCO to step up discharged water monitoring

    The operator of the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant says it will step up monitoring to assess the environmental impact of radioactive water discharged into the ocean from the plant.....

    Saturday, April 16, 2011 17:11 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/16_13.html

    Govt seeks support over new evacuation areas

    The Japanese government is seeking the support of residents around the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant over the expansion of evacuation areas.....

    Saturday, April 16, 2011 23:54 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/16_19.html

    Ozawa criticizes Prime Minister Kan's leadership

    The former leader of Japan's Democratic Party, Ichiro Ozawa, has criticized Prime Minister Naoto Kan for his handling of the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.....

    Saturday, April 16, 2011 23:54 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/16_18.html

    Radiactivity rises again in sea near No.2 reactor

    The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says levels of radioactive substances in seawater have risen again near the water intake of its No.2 reactor.....

    Saturday, April 16, 2011 23:55 +0900 (JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/17_01.html
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    Yomiuri online

    World critical of Japan's failure to disclose info

    This is the fifth installment in a series focusing on delays in implementing emergency steps by the government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. to deal with the unprecedented nuclear crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110415004983.htm

    N-fuel in 'cooling state'

    The Atomic Energy Society of Japan, said Thursday that melted nuclear fuel in the Nos. 1 to 3 reactors of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant was in a cooling state after forming into small particles that have settled at the bottom of pressure vessels.....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110415004792.htm

    Pressure grows on Kan to quit / Alleged remark on Fukushima draws fire from both sides

    Calls are growing louder in both the ruling and opposition camps for Prime Minister Naoto Kan to step down over his alleged remark that evacuees from around the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant "will not be able to return for 10 to 20 years.".....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110415004549.htm

    TEPCO to sell 100 bil. yen in assets

    Tokyo Electric Power Co. intends to sell property worth about 100 billion yen to raise funds for the massive amount of compensation it is likely to pay, it was learned Friday. ....

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110415005223.htm

    spent fuel pool from crane arm camera
    20110416-429868-1-L.jpgunit 4, 4/12
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    Asahi com

    Report: Fukushima emitted low levels of radiation into air

    Only 1 percent to 2 percent of radioactive materials in the No. 1 through No. 3 nuclear reactors at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant were emitted into the air after explosions that occurred at the plant as a result of the March 11 earthquake, while large amounts of radioactive materials still remain within the reactors, the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) said Thursday. ....

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104150130.html

    State of spent fuel rods in storage pool remains mystery

    The condition of the spent fuel rods in the storage pool at the No. 4 reactor of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has experts and government officials scratching their heads. ....

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104150138.html

    TEPCO: Radiation in groundwater increases 17-fold in a week

    The groundwater radiation level at the No. 2 reactor of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is 17 times higher than it was a week ago, Tokyo Electric Power Co. announced Thursday. ....

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104150135.html

    TEPCO to begin compensating evacuees of Fukushima No. 1

    Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Friday it will pay an estimated 50 billion yen ($600 million) in provisional compensation to residents affected by the crippled nuclear power plant. ....

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104150139.html

    Government considering plan to dismantle TEPCO

    A secret plan to dismantle Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the operator of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, is circulating within the government. ...

    http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201104150129.html
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    Mainichi jp

    Matsumoto to visit U.S., Europe, Africa from April 29

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Foreign Minister Takeaki Matsumoto is planning to embark on a six-day trip to the United States, Germany, Senegal and Belgium from April 29 for talks with his counterparts on issues such as security and economic cooperation as well as nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation, government sources said Friday.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm005000c.html

    Russian official to recommend lifting of travel warning for Japan

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The visiting head of Russia's Federal Medical-Biological Agency said Friday he will recommend that the Russian Foreign Ministry lift its advisory against travel to Japan as his team has not found abnormal levels of radiation during its trip.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm011000c.html

    French Embassy says travel to, residence in Tokyo safe

    PARIS (Kyodo) -- The French Embassy in Tokyo has said travel to and residence in Tokyo poses no danger to human health, according to a statement posted on its website.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm012000c.html

    China imposes de facto ban on Japanese food imports: sources

    BEIJING (Kyodo) -- China has effectively halted the import of all food and agricultural products from Japan due to concerns over radiation contamination, despite ostensibly only banning such items from 12 prefectures of eastern Japan, sources familiar with Sino-Japanese relations said Friday.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm013000c.html

    India environment minister says no rethink on proposed nuclear plant

    MUMBAI (Kyodo) -- India's environment minister Friday ruled out any rethink on the proposed 9,900 megawatt nuclear power plant at Jaitapura in Maharashtra state of western India in the wake of the disaster at Japan's Fukushima Daichi power plant.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm014000c.html

    Panel eyes outlining radiation redress guidelines in July

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- A new government panel plans to outline guidelines in July on compensation for damage caused by radioactive substance leaks from the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, crippled by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, the chairman of the panel said Friday after its first meeting.....
    snap20110416184718.jpg
    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm018000c.html

    Radioactivity in water dumped from Fukushima plant lower than thought

    TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The total level of radioactive materials in water dumped in the sea from the crippled nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture earlier this month was lower than previously estimated, the plant's operator reported to the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency on Friday.....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...dm020000c.html

    Researchers develop technique to remove radioactive cesium from contaminated water

    A university research team has developed a technique to remove radioactive cesium from contaminated water using a blue pigment, opening the way to prevent further soil and land contamination around the quake- and tsunami-crippled nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na004000c.html

    Nuke crisis compensation payments to begin in April: TEPCO chief

    Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) intends to begin paying compensation by the end of April to those forced to evacuate or stay indoors due to the crisis at its Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant, TEPCO President Masataka Shimizu has announced....

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na005000c.html

    Fears of more radioactive water spilling into ocean as waste tank full at nuke plant

    Fears rose that more radioactive water would leak from the disaster-hit Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant into the ocean after a tank to store the contaminated water became full, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) has announced......

    http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na009000c.html

    frontline base "j-village"
    National Training Center for soccer
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    j-village
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    19:43 PM
    smoke from power panel at water treatment building in Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant
    smoke went out, radioactivity value not risen, tepco says

    Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashiwa...ar_Power_Plant
    tepco http://translate.google.co.jp/translate?js=n&prev=_t&hl=ja&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&sl=ja&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.t epco.co.jp%2Fnu%2Fkk-np%2Fpress_kk%2F2011%2Fpdf%2F23041602p.pdf
    mainichi jp http://www.excite-webtl.jp/world/eng...=JAEN&wb_dis=2

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