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Core removing struggle Cover-ups

Fractured fuel may be in suppression chamber and reactor building, No technology to identify, No governmental policy

According to the minutes of mid/long term Fukushima measures R&D meeting held on 10/22/2012, Tepco is aware of the fact that fractured fuel debris has moved to the suppression chamber

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[Contaminated rice] Cesium measured from eastern Japanese rice sold in Nara

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, cesium was measured from rice produced in Fukushima, Iwate, and Chiba and they were all sold in Nara prefecture, where is in western

Core removing struggle

Tepco reported they don’t know why nitrogen injection decreases the temperature of reactor1

According to the minutes of mid/long term Fukushima measures meeting held on 10/22/2012, Tepco is not sure about why nitrogen injection decreases the temperature of PCV in reactor1. Fukushima Diary

Sea contamination

[RT] Food regulation limit of US is 12 times more lax than Japan, US may import Japanese fishery products

RT reported on-going biological concentration of fishery products and the difference of food safety regulation between Japan and US. Related article..US keeps importing fishery food from Japan even after 311

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[Contaminated food] 13 Bq/Kg from soybeans produced in Shizuoka prefecture

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 13 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from soybeans produced in Gotenba city Shizuoka prefecture. The soybeans were not shipped supposedly for some reason.

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National Institute of Public Health,”To make Africa accept nuclear plants, people must take risk and stay in Fukushima”

According to Japanese journalists and comedian duo Oshidori, National Institute of Public Health thinks Fukushima people must accept the radiation risk otherwise they can’t make African nations, South Korea and

Malformation

[Albino] A White mole was found in Wakayama

A white mole was found in Minabe machi Wakayama on 12/3/2012. Ms. Tanimura found it in the farm near her house. It’s 10.5cm, 54 g weight. It’s the sort of

Cover-ups Plant hazard

[Fukushima worker] 2 workers have over 10Sv equivalent dose for thyroid, 1 worker has 678.8 mSv exposure

According to Tepco’s report about exposure dose of Fukushima workers submitted to WHO, 2 workers have over 10Sv equivalent dose for thyroid (It includes only the equivalent dose from I-131, Cs-134/137 is