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Cover-ups Plant hazard

Fukushima worker accidentally contaminated his own face and inside of the nostrils

On 6/9/2014, Tepco announced they found a sub-contract worker accidentally contaminated his own face and inside of the nostrils.   He was involved in measurement of the pipes. At 11:55

Effects to be confirmed

Evacuee to Kyushu “Blood test result became back normal after 3 months staying in Western Japan”

A Japanese citizen commented on Twitter that the blood test results including white cell count became normal 3 months after relocation to western Japan. Unfortunately, Fukushima Diary couldn’t identify the

Natural disasters Sea contamination

New volcanic island still erupting / Experts “Can’t understand why magma can be coming out for half a year”

    ↑ Nishino-shima island absorbed by the new volcanic island. The pictures were taken by the Maritime Safety Agency on 5/21/2014.   Following up this article.. New volcanic island

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tritium density exceeded the safety limit at one of the bypass wells one day after they discharged 1,600 t to the sea

Tepco announced Tritium density exceeded their desired safety limit at one of the bypass wells.   The reading was 1,700,000 Bq/m3, which exceeds the desired level by 200,000 Bq/m3. This