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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

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710,000 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 detected from “iron sand” gathered by neodymium magnets

Photo : Wikipedia   Extremely radioactive material was gathered by magnet. The sampling location was “Kaiseizan park” in Kohriyama city Fukushima. (cf, Reality in Fukushima [URL]) The sampling date was 5/18/2013.   The


[Black substance] 170,000 CPM, possibly 130,000~140,000 CPM from β

On 5/10/2013, the video to measure the highly radioactive material was posted on Youtube. The location is assumed to be in Namie-machi. The details are not clear but Fukushima Diary


[Video] 10 μSv/h in front of Minamisoma city hall after decontamination, “atmospheric dose is increasing”

  Mr. Oyama, Minamisoma city councilor reported the radiation measurement in front of Minamisoma city hall. The measuring date is 6/8/2013. The reading was 8 ~ 10 μSv/h. The area


0.6 μSv/h from the street dust in Edogawa ward Tokyo

A citizen’s researcher measured high level of radiation from the street dust. The sample was taken in Hirai, Edogawa ward Tokyo. Sampling date was 5/27/2013. The atmospheric dose is 0.1


140,000 CPM from black substance

The video of radiation measurement for “black substance” was uploaded on Youtube. Black substance is the extremely radioactive material containing cyanobacteria. Details and location data are not reported, but Fukushima


430,000 Bq/Kg and 280,000 Bq/Kg measured from dust near public libraries, pref gov blockaded irrelevant place

  According to CRMS (Citizens’Radioactivity Measurement Station), the highly radioactive “dust” was found near the public libraries in Fukushima. The dust samples were taken from 5/1 to 5/2/2013. Locations are


[Not Radiation Effect] “Mutated dandelions are all growing on the sides of the pavements in Koto ward Tokyo”

It’s been a while since last time Fukushima Diary reported plant mutation. Though it has nothing to do with radiation, mutated plants are increasingly found in eastern Japan. The person

Spent Fuel Pools

[Is something living in SFP ?] Tepco injects hydrazine to prevent microorganisms from generated

To the pools to stock spent fuel assemblies beside the nuclear reactors, Tepco has been injecting hydrazine. This is an utterly toxic substance. ” Health Effects of Hydrazine Exposure This


[Analysis] Spring wind may increase your internal exposure in Tokyo

Seasonal wind Every Spring, strong wind blows in Japan. Tokyo is not an exception. Between Winter and Spring, rain falls less than other seasons and the air is dry. The