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Tepco considering discharging Tritium to the Pacific

By 3/4/2016, Masuda, Fukushima plant decommissioning chief commented in the interview with a local newspaper company that they need to consider discharging the contaminated water to the Pacific. The newspaper

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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

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Tepco has analyzed only 5 samples of fish for Sr-90 outside Fukushima port in the first quarter of 2015

Related to this article.. Cs-134/137 density of plant port water keeps increasing since last week [URL]   Tepco has analyzed only 5 samples of fish outside the port from April to

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Sr-90 density rose up 155 percent of the previous highest reading in the seaside of Reactor 2

From Tepco’s report released on 9/4/2015, the density of Strontium-90 increased to 155% of the previous highest reading in the seaside of Reactor 2. It was measured in groundwater gathered

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Cs-134/137 density of plant port water keeps increasing since last week

Following up this article.. Cs-134/137 density became the highest reading at 4 points inside and outside Fukushima plant port [URL]   Cs-134/137 density reached the highest level at 2 of those 4

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Cs-134/137 density became the highest reading at 4 points inside and outside Fukushima plant port

According to Tepco, Cesium-134/137 density reached the highest reading in 3 locations of Fukushima plant port. The samples were taken on 8/28/2015. Those sampling locations are the center of Fukushima

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23,900 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 still measured from fish in Fukushima plant port

Still extremely high level of Cesium-134/137 is detected from fish of Fukushima plant port from Tepco’s report released on 8/18/2015. Cs-134/137 density was 23,900 Bq/Kg, which is 239 times much

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Highest Strontium-90 density detected in seawater of Fukushima plant port / 1,500,000 Bq/m3

From Tepco’s report published on 7/17/2015, Strontium-90 density in seawater of Fukushima plant port became the highest since they started measuring. The sampling location was between water intake of Reactor

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56,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 still measured from fish caught in Fukushima plant port / 560 × of safety limit

On 6/17/2015, Tepco announced they detected 56,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from spotbelly rockfish caught in Fukushima plant port. This is 560 times much as the safety limit and the sample was

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1,000,000 Bq/m3 of Sr-90 detected in seawater of Fukushima plant port / Highest in recorded history

Related to this article.. The highest density of all β nuclide detected outside of Fukushima plant port [URL]   On 6/19/2015, Tepco announced they measured 1,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 at two