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112 of 173 children diagnosed with thyroid abnormality in Kashiwa city Chiba

On 10/30/2015, Kashiwa city government announced 112  of 173 children were diagnosed with thyroid cyst or nodule. 6 of them were diagnosed with cyst (larger than 5.1 mm) or nodule

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[Video] 0.53 μSv/h still measured beside a river in Kashiwa city Chiba

A Japanese citizen measured the radiation level in Chiba prefecture on 10/12/2015 and posted the footage on Youtube. The measuring location was Ohorigawa-river in Kashiwa city. It is approx. 190

Effects to be confirmed Health

Cesium-134/137 detected from the body of 20 citizens in Kashiwa city Chiba / 11 are under 6 years old

On 7/3/2014, Kashiwa city of Chiba announced they detected Cesium-134/137 from 20 citizens.   Kashiwa city government supports the citizen under 18 years old and pregnant women for a part

Domestic and global Environment

Kashiwa city gov also warned not to go close to the river

  Following up this article.. Matsudo city government “Don’t go close to the river, the radiation level is overly high” [URL]   Kashiwa city government in Chiba also warned not

Domestic and global Environment

Over 1μSv/h at 5 locations beside the major river in Kashiwa Chiba, “All blockaded”

According to Chiba prefectural government, high level of radiation was measured beside the class A river, Ohori gawa. It was in Kashiwa city, where is known to be hot spot.


43,300 Bq/Kg from incineration ash in Chiba

According to Kashiwa city Chiba, radioactive incineration ash is transferred to the temporary storage facility of Chiba prefecture. On 3/27 and 3/29/2013, they measured 43,300 Bq/Kg was measured from the

Domestic and global Environment

Radiation accumulating in lakes and rivers around Metropolitan area

According to MOE (Ministry of the Environment), radiation level of ground soil in rivers and lakes has been increased since last research in 9 ~ 11. 2012 around Metropolitan area.

Food contamination

982 Bq/Kg from Shiitake mushroom in Kashiwa Chiba

According to Kashiwa city Chiba, 982 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was measured from Shiitake mushroom. It was produced in Kashiwa city Chiba for self-consumption. Sampling date : 2/7/2013 Cs-134 : 356

Effects to be confirmed

Strontium-90 detected in the lake of Kashiwa city Chiba “3 times much as 2011″

According to ministry of the environment, 4.4 Bq/Kg of Strontium-90 was measured from Teganuma lake of Kashiwa city Chiba. Strontium-90 is known to cause leukemia. The sampling date was 9/11/2012.


2.08 μSv/h in front of Kashiwa high school in Chiba

Radiation was measured in front of Chiba prefectural Kashiwa high school on 1/20/2013, where is 200km from Fukushima plant, 35km to the center of Tokyo. Atmospheric dose was 0.18 μSv/h,