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[Contaminated water storage] 240,000 tones of tank is full, pipe runs for 10km, finding storage place getting harder

Nikkei reported the shortage of contaminated water storage in Fukushima plant, which is going worse.   <Translate> In mid-October of 2011, NIkkei entered Fukushima plant for the first time, when

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21.36 μSv/h was measured from a used car to export in Tokyo Dec of 2011

According to citizen’s radiation measuring organization in Saitama, on 12/22/2011, 21.36 μSv/h was measured from a used car in Tokyo. It was measured in a distance from the car. The

Export from Japan Sea contamination

Russia predicted saury contamination before China banned importing from Japan

On 11/5/2012, Fukushima Diary reported China refused importing Japanese frozen saury for excessive cadmium. [Link] However, Russia had already banned importing Pacific saury (Cololabis saira) from Japan in late July of 2011

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[Yomiuri] Two local govs in Fukushima decided to resume planting rice next year, “Cesium is due to the rice hullers”

<Quote> [Yomiuri] The town government of Hirono and the village government of Kawauchi in Fukushima Prefecture have decided to resume planting rice next year. Both municipal governments had asked farmers

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Tepco mishandled coolant water injection to reactor3 to increase by 20% suddenly, “touched a valve mistakenly”

According to Tepco, coolant water injection to reactor3 spiked up by 20% suddenly. WSJ reported it was because a nuclear worker touched a valve mistakenly when they took out the

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[Radiation leakage to the sea] Radiation level at water intake of reactor1~4 is slowly increasing

According to Tepco’s report of “Radioactivity Density of the Seawater at the South of Unit 1-4 Water Intake of Fukushima Daiichi NPS (Bq/ L)”  published on 11/26/2012, the radiation level