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Tokyo supermarket sells Fukushima tomatoes for 50% price of other origins

A reader provided Fukushima Diary with a piece of information to let us know what is actually going-on in the supermarkets in Tokyo.   The picture sent shows a pack

Misinformation Politics

Fukushima prefecture “Contaminated beach sand can easily be washed off so it’s safe”

Radiation health risk advisor in Fukushima, Takamura commented on a local newspaper that contamination from beach is negligible because it can be washed off in shower. (Article related to Takamura.. Fukushima

Fukushima Plant Plant hazard Spent Fuel Pools

Spent fuel pool of Reactor 5 suspended for coolant system failure / Tepco “We have 9 days to go”

On 7/6/2014, Tepco announced the coolant system of Reactor 5 had a leakage failure to stop cooling the spent fuel pool.   Reactor 5 is shut down with Reactor 6,

Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Over 2.2 μSv/h in a park of Fukushima after “decontamination” – Video

A Japanese citizen posted on Youtube that the atmospheric radiation level is over 2.2 μSv/h in a part of Fukushima prefecture. The measurement date was 1/26/2014. It was after so-called

Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Tepco to use Windows XP on 48,000 computers connected to Internet until 2019

Tepco plans to use Windows XP until 2019. It’s on 48,000 computers. These are connected to Internet.   Japanese government has requested to update it for 3 times but Tepco