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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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62.5 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from dust in Osaka

(Photo ; The sample was collected around this station.)   On 12/5/2015, a citizen’s radiation measurement station “Fujimiiru” announced they detected 62.5 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from the dust sample in

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Still over 22,657 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from mushroom in Iwaki city

On 11/29/2015, a citizen’s radiation researcher posted on Twitter that the person measured 22,657 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from mushroom. The sample was collected from Iwaki city in Fukushima prefecture. The mushroom

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45 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from farm soil in Chiba prefecture

A citizen’s radiation measurement station named “Fujimi-ru” reported they measured 44.7 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from farm soil. The sample was collected in Kimitsu city of Chiba prefecture (0 ~ 10cm deep).

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Unidentified “black substance” found in tap water at an elementary school of Fukushima city

According to the municipal board of education, black substance was found in tap water at an elementary school in Fukushima city. It was found at 8:30 of 11/27/2015. The substance