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Press Release (Mar 12,2011)
Plant Status of Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station (as of 0 AM March 12th )
Unit 1 (shut down at 2:48PM on March 11th)
- Reactor is shut down and reactor water level is stable.
- Offsite power is available.
- Control rods are fully inserted (reactor is in subcritical status)
- Status of main steam isolation valve: closed
- At 6:08PM, we announced the increase in reactor containment vessel pressure, 
  assumed to be due to leakage of reactor coolant.  However, we do not believe 
  there is leakage of reactor coolant in the containment vessel at this moment.

Unit 2 (shut down at 2:48PM on March 11th)
- Reactor is shut down and reactor water level is stable.
- Offsite power is available.
- Control rods are fully inserted (reactor is in subcritical status)
- Status of main steam isolation valve: closed
- We do not believe there is leakage of reactor coolant in the containment 
  vessel.

Unit 3 (shut down at 2:48PM on March 11th)
- Reactor is shut down and reactor water level is stable.
- Offsite power is available.
- Control rods are fully inserted (reactor is in subcritical status)
- Status of main steam isolation valve: closed
- We do not believe there is leakage of reactor coolant in the containment 
  vessel.

Unit 4 (shut down at 2:48PM on March 11th)
- Reactor is shut down and reactor water level is stable.
- Offsite power is available.
- Control rods are fully inserted (reactor is in subcritical status)
- Status of main steam isolation valve: closed
- We do not believe there is leakage of reactor coolant in the containment 
  vessel.

Indication from monitoring posts installed at the site boundary did not show 
any difference from ordinary level.  
No radiation impact to the external environment has been confirmed.
We will continue to monitor in detail the possibility of radioactive material 
being discharged from exhaust stack or discharge canal.

There is no missing person within the power station.
We are presently checking on the site situation of each plant while keeping 
the situation of aftershock and Tsunami in mind.
A seriously injured worker is still trapped in the crane operating console 
of the exhaust stack and his breathing and pulse cannot be confirmed.
A worker was lightly injured spraining his left ankle and cutting both knees 
when he fell while walking at the site. The worker is conscious. 
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