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Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

460,000,000 Bq/m3 of Cs-134/137 detected from mountain side of Reactor 2

Extremely high level of Cs-134/137 was detected in groundwater taken beside Reactor 2, Tepco announced on 10/24/2014. The specific state of underground is not verified yet. It is groundwater taken from

Breaking news Core removing struggle Fukushima Plant

Tepco started dismantling Reactor 1 cover – Video

Photo : Spraying scattering inhibitor over the debris inside of cover. Photo taken on 10/22/2014.   Tepco started dismantling the cover of Reactor 1 on 10/22/2014. The cover was installed

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Unidentified algae looking-creature mass generated in bypass well / Tepco “Great quantity”

Unidentified creature was mass-generated in one of the bypass wells to stop pumping up groundwater, Tepco announced on 10/21/2014. The creature looks like algae. Tepco is pumping up groundwater from

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28 of 32 testees diagnosed A2 in thyroid inspection of Matsudo city Chiba

28 of 32 testees were diagnosed as “A2″ in the thyroid inspection of Matsudo city, Chiba. The test was implemented from 6/1/2014 to 8/31/2014 and the result was announced on 9/26/2014.

Breaking news Fukushima Plant Spent Fuel Pools

Tepco “Almost completed transferring spent fuel from Reactor 4 pool”

On 10/19/2014, Tepco announced that they have already completed transferring 1,320 of 1331 spent fuel assemblies from Reactor 4 pool. The rest of 11 spent fuel assemblies to include 3

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Strontium-90 detected in potentially discharged water from Reactor 1 and 3

2,800 ~ 11,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 have been detected from pumped water around Reactor 1 and 3, according to Tepco.   On 10/1/2014, Tepco released nuclide analysis data of groundwater.

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Strontium-90 detected outside of Fukushima port / Highest reading in front of Reactor 4 too

Photo : Reactor 5 and 6 take 6,000 t of water per hour here and discharge it to the outside of the port.   Significant level of Strontium-90 has been

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Saitama citizen had thyroid disease from “acute stress” according to a doctor

A Japanese citizen living in Saitama prefecture was told by a doctor that she had thyroid disease from “acute stress”. It was posted on Facebook on 10/15/2014 by the very

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Japanese scrap iron exported to Gunsan port of S. Korea without radiation test

Potentially contaminated scrap iron is exported from Japan to a South Korean port without radiation test. A local citizens’ organization announced this on 10/13/2014 based on the report by the

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

5 sorts of nuclide density marked the highest readings in seaside of Reactor 2 again

Photo : Boring hole in seaside of Reactor 2.    Related to this article.. Tritium density of groundwater nearby the sea jumped up over 10 × [URL]   5 sorts