Fukushima Unit No. 3 steaming — Lasted more than four hours today — Observed ‘intermittently’ over past 13 days

Published: August 5th, 2013 at 8:19 am ET
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Follow-up to: Tepco: Steam may be from gas leaking out of containment vessel at Fukushima Reactor No. 3

SOURCE: Tepco (July 18, 2013)

TEPCO: As of the steam coming from near the central part of the fifth floor (equipment storage pool side) of Unit 3 at around 4:15 AM on July 24 [Emphasis Added], it had been observed intermittently. However, it has not found since 8:00 AM today (August 4).

TEPCO: Although the steam has not found since 8:00 AM yesterday (August 4), at around 7:30 AM today (August 5), we found steam coming again from near the central part of the fifth floor (equipment storage pool side) of Unit 3 by a camera.

TEPCO: As of the steam coming from near the central part of the fifth floor (equipment storage pool side) of Unit 3 at around 7:30 AM today (on August 5), it had been observed by a camera. However, it has not found since 12:05 PM today (on August 5).

Watch recent footage of the steam at Unit 3 here

Published: August 5th, 2013 at 8:19 am ET
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