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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

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

Cs-134/137 detected from over 40 percent of fish in 20km radius area outside of Fukushima plant port

On 1/19/2016, Tepco announced they measured Cesium-134/137 from 40.5 % of fish in 20km radius sea area from Fukushima plant. Fukushima plant port is excluded. The samples were collected in

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Radiation alarm went off at dust monitoring post in the Southern border of Fukushima plant

On 1/13/2016, a dust monitoring post issued a warning of high radiation level, according to Tepco. The alarm went off at 0:39. The monitoring post situated near the Southern border

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

I-131 detected from sewage sludge in Koriyama city Fukushima almost everyday this November

According to Fukushima prefectural government, Iodine-131 was detected from sewage sludge for 26 days this November. Fukushima prefectural government released the radiation analysis data on 12/25/2015. The data reveals I-131