Archive

Back to homepage
Breaking news Natural disasters

Strong quakes successively hit North East Japan / Tepco publishing no reports on Fukushima plant status

On 2/17/2015, multiple major quakes hit North East Japan. The first one occurred at 8:06 JST, magnitude was 6.9. Epicenter was “Sanriku offshore”, depth was 10km. Japan meteorological agency announced Tsunami

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

All β nuclide density reached the highest levels at 4 of 5 observation wells in Reactor 1 seaside

On 2/16/2015, Tepco reported all β nuclide (to include Strontium-90) density became the highest at 4 of 5 boring wells in Reactor 1 seaside. The highest reading was 330,000 Bq/m3.

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

JP PM Abe “It is not proper to say Fukushima is settled”

The Prime Minister of Japan, Abe commented Fukushima is not settled. This is the statement made in the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives on 1/30/2015.   Abe stated variety of

Breaking news Oppress Politics

Chrome warns “Your connection is not private” when to download Fukushima thyroid test result

Following up this article.. Child diagnosed “no abnormality” found thyroid cancer in Fukushima [URL]   The internet browser “Chrome” warns when to access the thyroid test page of Fukushima prefectural

Breaking news Confirmed effects Health

Child diagnosed “no abnormality” found thyroid cancer in Fukushima

Related to this article.. Malignant and possible malignant thyroid tumor in Fukushima children became “104” [URL]   On 2/12/2015, Fukushima prefectural government announced that they found thyroid cancer from another child,

Breaking news Export from Japan Politics

JP export of agricultural products in 2014 grew to highest since 1955 / The second largest importer is USA

On 2/10/2015, MAFF (the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries) announced the export value of Japanese agricultural products grew to the highest since they started taking the statistics in 1955.

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Radiation level was over 3 times much as background on incense sticks for funesral

Over 3 times radiation level as background is detected from incense sticks for funeral. A Japanese citizen posted on Twitter on 2/7/2015.   From his report, the sample was the

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Cs-134/137 density jumped up 17 × in groundwater of Reactor 3 seaside / Potential leakage from underground wall

On 2/7/2015, Tepco announced they detected a rapid increase in Cesium-134/137 level of groundwater. The sample was taken from Reactor 3 seaside. According to Tepco, the Cesium-134/137 density was 1,390 Bq/m3

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

590,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 measured from groundwater of Reactor 2 seaside

Related to this article.. 31,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 measured at the nearest boring well to Reactor 2 [URL]   Still high density of Strontium-90 is detected from groundwater of Reactor

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

30 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from pig excrement in Iwaki city to prove internal exposure of domestic animals

A Fukushima citizen measured a significant level of Cs-134/137 from pig excrement. This means the pork has serious amount of internal exposure. The detected density was 29.44 Bq/Kg in total