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Cover-ups Effects to be confirmed Plant hazard

Tepco and JP gov rejected having nuc workers have hematopoietic cell transplantation

Though Dr.Taniguchi of Toranomon Hospital, one of the major hospitals in Tokyo, offered preserve of hematopoietic cell of nuclear workers so they can have it transplanted when they have acute

Cover-ups Effects to be confirmed Plant hazard

Cardiopulmonary arrest worker died and Tepco concealed it for 2 days

Following up this article ..Another Fukushima worker suffered cardiopulmonary arrest. Tepco announced he actually died of cardiac infarct on the day when he was hospitalized. It was 17:02  1/9/2012. According to

Spent Fuel Pools

Roads in Tokyo will be shut down at emergency

Metropolitan police department decided to ban some roads (Highway and normal roads) in emergency situation such as earthquake etc.. It’s supposed to let ambulance and fire truck go smoothly, but

Spent Fuel Pools

Reactor 4 : Spent fuel pool was boiling without water after 1/1/2012

Following up this article about the decreasing of water level at reactor 4… The blogger woman in Minamisoma leaked information from an actual Fukushima worker. According to her post, after

Core removing struggle

Office of Prime Minister stopped Nuclear Safety Agency announcing the truth of meltdown

3/12 2PM ,Vice-Minister of Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, Nakamura Koichiro announced the possibility of meltdown in reactor 1 at the press conference. He judged it from the increasing radiation

Contaminated water crisis

Winter cold may freeze and break the water purifying system

Water purifying system of Fukushima has the hose which runs over tens of kilometers, outside. Most of the parts are made of usual vinyl chloride material, which you can buy

Contaminated water crisis

Water underground is contaminated

The Ministry of the Environment measured cesium from well water at 4 locations in Minamisoma. It was about 1.3 ~ 14.7 Bq/kg, it was for drinking. The samples were taken

Contaminated water crisis

Cesium measured from 5000 meters deep in the ocean

The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) measured cesium from the Pacific Ocean offshore of North Japan. They said it’s from the Fukushima nuclear power plants. They