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Indie | 3 SIEVERTS/HR at SARRY in #Fukushima I Nuke Plant

August 22, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 22 August 2011  SARRY, a cesium absorption system in the contaminated water treatment complex at Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant was stopped when the extremely high radiation of 3 sieverts/hour was detected during the operation to exchange the cesium towers. From Asahi Shinbun (9:37PM JST 8/22/2011): 東京電力は22日、福島第一原発の高濃度の放射能汚染水を浄化する施設で、新たに導入した東芝製の装置「サリー」から毎時約3シーベルトという高い放射線量が観測されたため、部品交換できずに処理が停止していると発表した。 TEPCO announced on August 22 that a high […]

UK | Fukushima disaster: residents may never return to radiation-hit homes

August 22, 2011

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UK | GUARDIAN | 22 August 2011 Japanese government will admit for first time that radiation levels will be too high to allow many evacuees to return home Residents from a village near the Fukushima nuclear plant are checked for radiation exposure after returning briefly to their homes to collect belongings. Photograph: Koichi Kamoshida/EPA Residents […]

JAPAN | TEPCO plant in Niigata to close for checks

August 22, 2011

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JAPAN | NHK | 22 August 2011 Tokyo Electric Power Company has begun taking steps to shut down a nuclear reactor in Niigata prefecture, on the Japan Sea coast, for regular inspections. With the shutdown of the No. 7 reactor at the Kashiwazaki-kariwa nuclear power plant early Tuesday, 74 percent of Japan’s nuclear reactors will […]