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Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

95,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134 / 137 still measured in the school route of Kohriyama even after decontamination – Video

On 7/26/2014, a Fukushima resident posted a video on Youtube to report the actual contamination situation in Kohriyama city. It records the radiation measurements around the area where schools and

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Tepco received the 30th Financial Support of 110 billion yen / Has received over 4 trillion yen so far

On 7/24/2014, Tepco received the 30th Financial Support of nearly 110 billion yen to cover the compensation payouts up until the end of this August. Nuclear power is told to

Breaking news Natural disasters

10 quakes within 10 hours in Izu-ohshima island / Epicenter “Very shallow”

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, 10 earthquakes occurred in Izu-ohshima island only within 10 hours on 7/28/2014. Izu-ohshima island is located approx. 110km in the south of Tokyo.   The

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Over 0.5 μSv/h in the area of Fukushima Medical University

Japanese citizens posted their radiation measurement data on Twitter. These show the radiation levels are significantly high even in the medical institute.   11:48  7/26/2014 “Is this really a hospital

Breaking news Effects to be confirmed Health

Japanese citizen “Instep is hurting, swelling, and started bleeing for unknown reason” – Photo

A Japanese citizen posted on Twitter that his instep is bleeding for unknown reason.   19:37  7/27/2014   “The instep has been hurting and swelling to be red since yesterday,

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

“Drone” to be used to investigate inside Fukushima nuclear plant from this Autumn

Unmanned aircraft known as “Drone” is planned to be used in Fukushima nuclear plant from this Autumn. Chiba university collaborated with about 10 Japanese makers. It’s approximately 1m × 1m

Breaking news Natural disasters

Volcanic activity increased in Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane / Traffic restriction on National Route 292

Volcanic earthquakes rapidly increased in Mt. Kusatsu-Shirane in Gunma prefecture. It was 4 times on 7/21/2014, but increased to 11 times on 7/22, 50 times on 7/23, and 148 times

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

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

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

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

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

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