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Sea contamination

Tepco is planning to cover the bottom of sea with solidifying clay

  In the press conference of 1/24/2012, Tepco announced they are going to solidify the bottom of sea with the mixture of clay and concrete. They are planning to start

Sea contamination

Beta ray from squid of Peru

Fukushima is contaminating all the sea food in the world. 12/31/2011, they measured beta from frozen squid imported from Peru. (β、φ、10mins) 1st. 14/cm2*min 2nd. 15/cm2*min 3rd. 16/cm2*min Average. 15/cm2*min  

Sea contamination

Oyster in North Japan grow as double as average

Kesennuma Miyagi, where got the worst damage of Tsunami in 311, restarted oyster farm but the shells grow unusually fast. They reopened the farm last June after having the port

Domestic and global Environment

23,920 Bq/Kg of cesium from Ichikawa Chiba

They measured 23,920 Bq/Kg of cesium from the soil in Ichikawa Chiba. Ichikawa is one of the major cities in Chiba, which was not known as a hot spot so far.

Domestic and global Environment

7100 Bq/Kg of cesium from river-head area dam

Ministry of the Environment measured 7,100 Bq/Kg of Cs134 and 137 from the ground soil of Shimagawa dam, which is a river-head area to Tokyo. They monitored 50 locations of

Food contamination

Farmers put too much fertilizer to all the tomatos in Fukushima

Fukushima farmers put too much fertilizer to all their tomatos to cause mutation. 10 cardboard boxes full of deformed tomatos were sold at supermarket, which belongs to seven and i

Food contamination Malformation

Mutation of mushroom from Tokushima

Mutation of mushroom was found at a supermarket, which is from Tokushima, in Shikoku. The person who found this suspects the bed log was contaminated.(Source) 大きな地図で見る   They also found

Domestic and global Environment Plant hazard

Japanese government will stop measuring Iodine from tapwater

Following up this article .. Increasing leakage of Iodine 131 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology will quit measuring Iodine131 from tapwater after 4/1/2012. They have been measuring cesium