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Tepco gave up the robot inspection of Reactor 1 this year

On 1/28/2016, Tepco announced they gave up the planned robot inspection of Reactor 1 for this year. In Tepco’s assumption, Reactor 1 is supposed to have the molten nuclear fuel

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

NRA’s data shows contamination level in Tokyo tap water higher than Fukushima by 24 percent

According to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority), Cs-134/137 density in Tokyo tap water is 24% higher than Fukushima. The report was released on 10/30/2015, titled as “Readings of radioactivity level in

Breaking news Natural disasters

M4.2 occurred Fukushima offshore

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M4.2 hit Fukushima offshore at 2:13 AM of 1/25/2016 (JST). The maximum seismic intensity was 4. The depth of epicenter was 30km. 2 hours

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

Cs-134/137 detected from over 40 percent of fish in 20km radius area outside of Fukushima plant port

On 1/19/2016, Tepco announced they measured Cesium-134/137 from 40.5 % of fish in 20km radius sea area from Fukushima plant. Fukushima plant port is excluded. The samples were collected in

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Radiation alarm went off at dust monitoring post in the Southern border of Fukushima plant

On 1/13/2016, a dust monitoring post issued a warning of high radiation level, according to Tepco. The alarm went off at 0:39. The monitoring post situated near the Southern border

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

I-131 detected from sewage sludge in Koriyama city Fukushima almost everyday this November

According to Fukushima prefectural government, Iodine-131 was detected from sewage sludge for 26 days this November. Fukushima prefectural government released the radiation analysis data on 12/25/2015. The data reveals I-131

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

8,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from vacuum dust collected in the last week of 2015

Following up this article.. 5,600 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from vacuum cleaner dust accumulated from this September in Iwaki city [URL]   On 1/8/2016, the same person posted on Twitter that 7,993

Breaking news Natural disasters

9 earthquakes occurred offshore of Amami Oshima island within 4 hours

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 9 earthquakes hit offshore of Amami Oshima island only from the night of 1/9/2016 to the next day.   The first quake happened at

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

I-131 still detected from two sewage plants in Tokyo this December

On 12/25/2015, Bureau of Sewerage Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced they detected Iodine-131 at 2 sewage plants in Tokyo.   The sample is incineration ash of sewage sludge. The sewage plants