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Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Unidentified explosive sound heard in Iwaki city twice on 8th Feb

Iwaki city citizens reported to police, fire department and city hall that they heard something explode on 2/8/2016. It reportedly sounded like thunder or exploding meteorite. It also shook the

Breaking news Natural disasters

8 quakes hit Tokara islands within an hour on 3rd Feb

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 8 earthquakes happened near Tokara islands within only 1 hour on 2/3/2016. Tokara islands are South West offshore of the main land of Japan.

Breaking news Ecology Sea contamination

NIES reported the population and sorts of sea invertebrate significantly decreased around Fukushima plant

Photo ; “Thais clavigera” [Wikipedia]   On 2/4/2016, NIES (National Institute for Environmental Studies)  announced that the invertebrates in intertidal zone are significantly decreased around Fukushima plant port after 311. The

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Sr-90 density jumped up over 10 times in groundwater beside Reactor 2

On 2/5/2016, Tepco reported Strontium-90 density spiked 1,103% in groundwater beside Reactor 2. The sample was collected between the plant port and Reactor 2. The sampling well is one of

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

[Photo] Over 0.5 μSv/h detected from mud in Shibuya ward Tokyo

On 2/4/2016, a Japanese citizen posted on Twitter that 0.51 μSv/h was detected on accumulated mud in Shibuya ward of Tokyo. The location is 2-17-5 Jingu-mae, Shibuya ward. The area

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Tepco admitted they observed black smoke twice from Reactor 3 late March 2011

Following up these articles.. US navy was reported they measured 1.5 mSv/h Thyroid Dose in area south of Tokyo [URL 1] 3/21/2011-The day G.Washington evacuated Yokosuka, possible explosion happened in

Breaking news Natural disasters

M5.7 occurred Iwate offshore

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M5.7 happened offshore Iwate prefecture at 14:32 of 2/2/2016 (JST). The depth of epicenter was 20km. Maximum seismic intensity was 4. The maximum seismic

Breaking news Core removing struggle Fukushima Plant

Tepco gave up the robot inspection of Reactor 1 this year

On 1/28/2016, Tepco announced they gave up the planned robot inspection of Reactor 1 for this year. In Tepco’s assumption, Reactor 1 is supposed to have the molten nuclear fuel

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

NRA’s data shows contamination level in Tokyo tap water higher than Fukushima by 24 percent

According to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority), Cs-134/137 density in Tokyo tap water is 24% higher than Fukushima. The report was released on 10/30/2015, titled as “Readings of radioactivity level in

Breaking news Natural disasters

M4.2 occurred Fukushima offshore

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M4.2 hit Fukushima offshore at 2:13 AM of 1/25/2016 (JST). The maximum seismic intensity was 4. The depth of epicenter was 30km. 2 hours