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Accidental Water Flow Into Pool May Have Prevented Fuel Melting:TEPCO
Offbeat  (tags: TEPCO, spent fuel, accidentaly saved, investigation, released, Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, No.4 reactor, water flowed )

- 2915 days ago -
TEPCO has released the results of an investigation into developments surrounding the No.4 reactor at the Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant and advised that water accidentaly flowed into a spent fuel pool from an adjacent pool, barely avoiding fuel from >
Local Officials Saying No To Restarting Nuclear Reactors
Offbeat  (tags: nuclear crisis, Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, nuclear reactors, No, local governments, Japan, fear, safety, safety standards, risks, TEPCO, KEPCO, Yonden, Kyuden, summer, electricity )

- 2924 days ago -
By the time summer temperatures peak in August across Japan, only 14 of the nation's 54 nuclear reactors will be churning out electricity to cope with demand, due to the effects of the crisis at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant.
Eldery Volunteers Seek To Stabilize Nuclear Plant
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, stabilize, eldery, volunteered, suicide corps, age, former engineer, call, radiation, difficult, workers shortage, Skilled Veterans Corps, risks, radiation exposure, minimum )

- 2943 days ago -
More than 160 eldery people have volunteered to brave high radioactivity and help stabilize the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant in response to a call from former engineer in an effort a government official calls a "suicide corps."
Hot Spring Facility in Iwaki Offers Nuclear Plant Workers Welcome Rest
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima, Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, hot spring, soothing, repair work )

- 2952 days ago -
IWAKI, Fukushima - A hot spring facility here is offering its soothing services to workers engaged in repair work at the disaster-hit Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant.
Man Dies After Collapsing During Fukushima Plant Work
Offbeat  (tags: Fukushima No1. nuclear power plant, crisis-fighting, died, subcontractor, TEPCO )

- 2953 days ago -
A worker at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant died Saturday after collapsing while carrying materials as part of crisis-fighting operations, the operator said.

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