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NOTSOGRN

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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 1:33:06 AM

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (9501) will use a truck-mounted filtration system to clean strontium from water stored at the Fukushima site as it struggles to overcome technical problems with its existing water-processing facility.

The utility known as Tepco has signed a contract with Kurion Inc. to remove strontium from more than 340,000 metric tons of radioactive water stored at the wrecked Fukushima Dai-Ichi atomic plant using the mobile filtration system, the Irvine, California-based company said in a statement today.

The system will be used to improve site safety while development continues on the ALPS processing facility. ALPS is designed to remove strontium as well as 61 other isotopes from water contaminated by contact with highly radioactive reactor fuel. Strontium has been linked...
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ep3guy
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 6:07:59 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Jun 15, 2014 8:53:37 AM

I never understood why a radioactive energy would be used before it was know how to properly take care of the waste material.
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2014 1:30:35 AM

pyn: low grade radiation doesn't help produce energy.
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 12:50:45 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 12:20:56 AM

I wonder if this water could be an alternative fuel source....
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 12:07:33 AM

Rots of ruck.
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 12:06:44 AM

I love the glow of Fukushima in the early morning.
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 12:06:29 AM

Maybe the Japanese could ship it to the arabs...
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 12:03:56 AM

Clean it up.
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 12:03:33 AM

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Gasoline National Average is $3.63. Anything over .99¢ is too much!!! "

Good luck with that ever happening again. We already sucked all of the cheap oil out of the ground.
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 12:01:10 AM

mmkay
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 12:00:54 AM

Good luck!
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:59:41 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:58:44 PM

So who here's still a big fan of nuclear power?
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:58:28 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:55:52 PM

So you get it out of the water—then what do you do with it?
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:53:25 PM

really.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:53:21 PM

They and the restn of the world should hope that this helps
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:52:51 PM

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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:51:07 PM

That is a lot of water
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:48:55 PM

Hopefully works and is a win-win solution
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:48:35 PM

Glad a US company got the business.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:47:46 PM

Good luck.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:42:44 PM

hope it works
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:38:46 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:38:11 PM

About time.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:32:03 PM

Hope it works. From now on plan ahead and execute the plan and don't chop it apart just because "someone" has "all the answers". Spend a nickle on safety.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:31:38 PM

Good
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:31:18 PM

For some reason I do not believe they will have great success. Sad.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:26:08 PM

Good luck with that.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:24:12 PM

Hope it works
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:21:45 PM

Dang - we have so much trouble with our water because of so many faulty efforts at cleaning it. We always thought there would be enough water - not so. We are wastrels of our most precious commodities. When it is gone it is gone and we will be long gone.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:12:33 PM

Back to the drawing board.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:12:29 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:11:22 PM

Has to be a better way with nuclear power, and safer.....
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:09:34 PM

Informative
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:08:55 PM

I don't mess with Radioactive elements.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:05:29 PM

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OK
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 11:00:07 PM

Sounds good.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 10:59:22 PM

But it's still radioactive.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 10:57:31 PM

Hot stuff
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 10:56:20 PM

I just hope it works.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 10:54:32 PM


Gasoline National Average is $3.63. Anything over .99¢ is too much!!!
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 10:54:04 PM

OK.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 10:53:24 PM

Fix it right the first time, and be safe.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 10:50:17 PM

go for it
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 10:49:37 PM

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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 10:48:44 PM

Nice
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 10:48:06 PM

Fantastic!
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