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[Column] Every mover’s in fear and guilt

Some people thankfully admire my job, but I sometimes think my work may be really sinful. This post terribly shocked one of the readers. Austrian Meteorological Agency”16,700 Peta Bq of

Natural disasters

Earthquake Research Committee warns about the major aftershock

  On 3/11/2013, Earthquake Research Committee of the government held a press conference and stated aftershocks of 311 are still taking place. There is a possibility that major aftershock happens.

Malformation

[No radiation effect] Lefteyed flatfish found in Fukuoka, “There might be a genetic problem”

  Lefteye flatfish was found in Fukuoka city on 3/8/2013. Ordinary flatfish has eyes on the right side. The restaurant owner who purchased this comments he has been cooking fish

Core removing struggle Plant hazard

Reactor2 temperature is increasing again

According to Tepco, one of the thermometers of RPV in reactor2 is indicating the increase of temperature again. Tepco hasn’t announced it’s disordered yet.     http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/nu/fukushima-np/f1/pla/2013/images/data_2u_g-e.pdf http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/nu/fukushima-np/f1/pla/2012/images/figure-e.pdf    

Uncategorized

[Suspicion of contaminated water discharge] Radioactivity density of seawater jumped up in all of reactor 1 ~ 4

According to Tepco, radioactivity density of seawater jumped up in all of the reactors on 3/11/2013. Tepco is running out of the capacity to stock contaminated water. On 3/7/2013, Fukushima

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Austrian Meteorological Agency”16,700 Peta Bq of Xe133 released, 2.5 times much as Chernobyl, the largest in history”

According to The Central Institution for Meteorology and Geodynamics of Austria, 16,700 Peta-Bq of Xe-133 was released into the environment. It was the largest civilian noble gas release in history,

Confirmed effects

[USA] Congenital hypothyroid cases in 5 states on Pacific ocean increased by +28% from 3/17 to 6/30/2011

  According to Joseph J. Mangano from the Radiation and Public Health Project and Janette D. Sherman, Congenital hypothyroid cases in 5 states on Pacific ocean (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon