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Breaking news Ecology Malformation

Strangely colored shrimp caught Shizuoka offshore – Photo

The director of Numazu Deepblue Aquarium posted on Twitter a photo of the strangely colored shrimp on 12/28/2014.   He commented a local fisher went for the fishing of Glyphocrangonidae, which

Breaking news Export from Japan Politics

French Gov put Japan into “Sensitive country” list for Fukushima along with Afghanistan

French government has been putting Japan into the list of “Sensitive country”. As far as Fukushima Diary researches, Japan has been in the list since April of 2013 but it

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Most Fukushima workers are taking New Year’s Holiday from today

Most of Fukushima workers are going to leave Fukushima plant for New Year’s Holiday. A Fukushima worker “Happy11311” commented on Twitter.   As Fukushima Diary reports daily, nothing has been

Breaking news Fukushima Plant Spent Fuel Pools

Tepco reported they completed transferring all the fuel from Reactor 4 pool

On 12/22/2014, Teoco announced they completed the fuel transfer from Reactor 4 spent fuel pool. The video below was the one attached to their announcement. They started the fuel transfer

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Tepco released photos of Reactor 1 / Fuel handling machine barely hung just above SFP

↑ Overhead traveling crane lies over the fuel handling machine. The machine is barely hung over the spent fuel pool of Reactor 1.   Tepco’s photos showed the reality of

Breaking news Natural disasters

M5.8 hit Fukushima offshore / 2 more major quakes in close area

A major earthquake hit Fukushima offshore at 18:30 of 12/20/2014 (JST) according to Japan Meteorological Agency. Magnitude was 5.8. The depth of epicenter was 40km. The maximum seismic intensity was

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

6 t of contaminated water leaked from ALPS / 720,000 Bq of all β nuclide leaked to environment

On 12/17/2014, Tepco leaked 6 t of contaminated water to the environment. They report it was water processed by ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System). The leakage occurred when water was

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Tritium density rose up 10 × since July in seaside of Reactor 1

Tritium density increased to be 10 times much as July near Reactor 1, according to Tepco. The sample is groundwater taken from the seaside of Reactor 1. Tritium density had

Breaking news Natural disasters

160 volcanic earthquakes observed in the mountain 80km from Fukushima plant

Following up this article.. Japan Meteorological Agency raised volcanic alert level 80km from Fukushima plant / “Don’t approach the crater” [URL]   On 12/12/2014, Sendai district meteorological observatory announced they

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

NRA decided not to apply INES evaluation to Fukushima plant anymore

On 12/10/2014, NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) announced they are not going to apply INES (International Nuclear Estimation System) to any further accidents in Fukushima plant. Severe contamination leakage continues to