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223,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from Jacopever inner Fukushima plant port

On 1/20/2015, Tepco announced they detected 223,000 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 from Jacopever fished inner Fukushima plant port. The sampling date was 12/18/2014. Other nuclides are not tested. Soon it’s going

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Tepco accidentally destroyed a part of Reactor 1 cover at dismantling preparation

Following up this article.. Tepco started dismantling Reactor 1 cover – Video [URL]   Tepco mis-operated the crane to spray scattering inhibitor and opened an excessively large hole on the

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Strontium-90 detected outside of Fukushima port / Highest reading in front of Reactor 4 too

Photo : Reactor 5 and 6 take 6,000 t of water per hour here and discharge it to the outside of the port.   Significant level of Strontium-90 has been

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All β nuclide density became 100,000 × in seaside of Reactor 2 since this February

Photo : North water intake of Reactor 1 ~ 4 [URL]   All β nuclide density to contain Strontium-90 became 100,000 times much since this February in groundwater. Fukushima Diary

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Fukushima fishery cooperative to let Tepco and the government explain highly contaminated water discharge plan

On 8/25/2014, Fukushima fishery cooperative decided to allow Tepco and the government of Japan give explanation about highly contaminated water discharge plan. (cf, Tepco to pump up highly contaminated groundwater

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5 Billion Bq of Strontium-90 flows to the sea every single day

5 Billion Bq of Strontium-90 flows to the Pacific on the daily basis in 2014. Tepco announced in the press conference of 8/25/2014. This is due to the contaminated water

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74,000,000,000 Bq of Cs-134/137 only within 10 mins released from Reactor3 in the summer of 2013

Photo : Steam splashing from the operation floor of Reactor 3 in August 2013   Related to this article.. “Tepco turned down the request of agriculture association to postpone reactor 1

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Bypass water discharge didn’t decrease contaminated water but only spread contamination to the Pacific

Following up this article.. Bypass water discharge to the Pacific turned out “meaningless” / Tepco to continue for a few more months [URL]   Contaminated bypass water discharge didn’t decrease the

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2,700,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 measured from groundwater nearby Reactor 2

Following up this article.. Strontium-90 detected from seawater of Fukushima plant port in 95% of the tests [URL]   Extremely high level of Strontium–90 was measured from groundwater of various

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Strontium-90 detected from seawater of Fukushima plant port in 95% of the tests

Strontium-90 was measured from most of the areas in Fukushima plant port from January to March. 2014.   On 7/25/2014, Tepco released the report about Strontium-90 analysis of seawater to