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JMA to increase the staff by 50 percent to observe volcanos

On 12/24/2015, JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency) announced they are going to increase the members of the staff by 1.5 times much as now. From the next fiscal year, they are

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

5,600 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from vacuum cleaner dust accumulated from this September in Iwaki city

Related to this article.. 32 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from vacuum cleaner dust in Tokyo of this year [URL]   A Japanese citizen living in Iwaki city Fukushima posted on Twitter

Breaking news Ecology Malformation

A new species of shrimp discovered in swimming beach of Japan

On 12/22/2015, Chiba prefectural government announced they discovered a new species of Shrimp in the coastal area of Chiba prefecture. From May of 2013 to August of 2015, it was

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Tepco reported radiation level of Reactor 2 suddenly dropped just after Reactor 4 blasted during 311

Following up this article.. [Photo]Tepco admitted Reactor2, 3 directly released radioactive material to the air by 3.15.11/100Sv/h in PCV [URL]   On 12/17/2015, Tepco announced that they observed a sudden decrease

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5 quakes occurred in Tokyo bay within only 1 hour

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 5 earthquakes happened in Tokyo bay on 12/26/2015. All of them occurred from 22:12 to 23:21 (JST). The maximum magnitude was 3.4 The depth

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

[Photo]Tepco admitted Reactor2, 3 directly released radioactive material to the air by 3.15.11/100Sv/h in PCV

On 12/17/2015, Tepco reported that radioactive material was directly released to the air from Reactor 2 and 3 by 3/15/2011 with relevant photos. From their latest analysis, PCV (Primary Containment

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Underground wall nearly doubled the increasing speed of retained water in plant buildings

Following up this article.. Increasing groundwater is “bulging” the coastal area of Fukushima plant after building underground wall [URL]   On 12/18/2015, Tepco reported to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) that the

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Tepco considers evaporating 800,000 m3 of Tritium water to the air

On 12/11/2015, Tepco announced the possibility of evaporating Tritium water retained in Fukushima plant area. It was reported in the task force of METI (Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry).

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Sr-90 density spiked 170 percent at an observation well beside Reactor 2

On 12/15/2015, Tepco reported the Strontium-90 density jumped up at one of the observation wells near Reactor 2. This well is to detect the radiation level in groundwater, situated between

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5 quakes repeatedly occurring within 4 hours in the center of Tottori prefecture

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 5 earthquakes repeatedly occurred within 4 hours in the center of Tottori prefecture. The occurring time and magnitude are as follows. All of these