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[Column] Conceal the truth from outside of Japan? Do it if you can.

Having the same view as everyone doesn’t promise you to be right. Society always needs someone “abnormal” to seek a chance. However, it’s very difficult to be different. Especially when


[Express] “can’t sue Tepco and JP gov for being afraid of having tax rate raised for compensation”

Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous updates.   <Translate> When they try to sue Japanese government and Tepco for their responsibility of Fukushima accident, activists and lawyers are frequently

Contaminated water crisis

Former Fukushima worker “Stopping groundwater flowing to the sea may cause various problems”

High level of radiation is measured from groundwater and seawater. Tepco suspects there is a “possibility” that the contaminated groundwater is flowing to the sea, they are building the underground

Contaminated water crisis

Tepco doesn’t estimate how much more groundwater would flow into the plant by stopping it flowing to the sea

Having measured high level of radioactive material from groundwater and seawater, Tepco is planning to build underground wall beside the seaside. (cf, Tepco to “improve” the ground to stop groundwater

Contaminated water crisis

92,000,000 Bq/m3 of all β nuclides detected from the new boring at 38 m from the sea

According to Tepco, high level of all β nuclides (such as Strontium-90) were detected from the new boring. The reading was 92,000,000 Bq/m3. Tepco hasn’t tested a sample from this

Contaminated water crisis

Tepco “Tritium density has been rising in seawater since May.”

According to Tepco, Tritium density in seawater has been increasing since this May. (The graph below.) In their report about radioactive material density in groundwater and seawater published on 7/12/2013,

Contaminated water crisis

Tritium density became the highest in boring nearest to the sea again, “630,000,000 Bq/m3”

According to Tepco, they measured the highest reading of Tritium from boring No.1-1 again. They detected 630,000,000 Bq/m3 from the sample of 7/8/2013. It was 600,000,000 Bq/m3 on 7/5/2013. They