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Press Release (Mar 12,2011)
Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 1PM March 12th )
All 6 units of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station have been shut down.

Unit 1(Shut down)
- Reactor has been shut down and steam in reactor has been cooled by 
  isolation condenser, but it is now stopped. Because pressure level in 
  reactor containment vessel is increasing, following the national 
  government instruction, we are implementing a measure to reduce the 
  pressure of the reactor containment vessels in order to fully secure 
  safety.
  Reactor water level is decreasing, we will continue injecting water step 
  by step.  

Unit 2(Shut down)
- Reactor has been shut down and we continue injecting water by Reactor 
  Core Isolation Cooling System. Current reactor water level is lower than 
  normal level, but the water level is steady. Following the national 
  government instruction, we are preparing to implement a measure to reduce 
  the pressure of the reactor containment vessels in order to fully secure 
  safety.   

Unit 3(Shut down)
- Reactor has been shut down and we continue injecting water by Reactor 
  Core Isolation Cooling System. Following the national government 
  instruction, we are preparing to implement a measure to reduce the 
  pressure of the reactor containment vessels in order to fully secure 
  safety.
- Currently, we do not believe there is any reactor coolant leakage inside 
  the reactor containment vessel.

Unit 4 (shut down due to regular inspection)
- Reactor has been shut down and sufficient level of reactor coolant to 
  ensure safety is maintained.
- Currently, we do not believe there is any reactor coolant leakage inside 
  the reactor containment vessel.

Unit 5 (outage due to regular inspection)
- Reactor has been shut down and sufficient level of reactor coolant to 
  ensure safety is maintained.
- Currently, we do not believe there is any reactor coolant leakage inside 
  the reactor containment vessel.

Unit 6 (outage due to regular inspection)
- Reactor has been shut down and sufficient level of reactor coolant to 
  ensure safety is maintained.
- Currently, we do not believe there is any reactor coolant leakage inside 
  the reactor containment vessel.

We are implementing a measure to reduce the pressure of the reactor 
containment vessels,
but, one of our employees working in the Unit 1 was irradiated at over 
100mSv level(106.3mSv). Because of absence of industrial physician, so he 
will be diagnosed at a later day.  

We measured radioactive materials inside of the nuclear power station area 
(outdoor) by monitoring car and confirmed that radioactive materials level 
is higher than ordinary level. Also, the level at monitoring post is higher 
than ordinary level.

We will continue to monitor in detail the possibility of radioactive 
material being discharged from exhaust stack or discharge canal.

The national government has instructed evacuation for those local residents 
within 10km radius of the periphery because it's possible that radioactive 
materials are discharged.

Two workers of a cooperative firm were injured in the nuclear power station 
premise.  One with a broken bone was transported to the hospital by an 
ambulance and the other by a company car.
Also, one of our employees could not stand up holding his left chest, so 
was transported to the hospital by an ambulance
Further, there are 2 TEPCO employees whose presence has not been confirmed.
In addition, one subcontract worker standing near important earth 
quake-proof building was unconscious and transported to the hospital by an 
ambulance. 

We are presently checking on the site situation of each plant while keeping 
the situation of aftershock and Tsunami in mind. 
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