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Breaking news Confirmed effects Health

Another leukemia case was approved as an industrial accident

On 8/19/2016, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) announced a Fukushima worker’s leukemia was approved as an industrial accident. The worker is male in 50s. He repaired the machine

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Fukushima government objects against building sarcophagus on Fukushima plant

On 7/15/2016, Fukushima prefectural government objected against the plan to build a stone coffin on Fukushima plant to METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).   2 days before, Nuclear Damage

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Tepco decided to ask JP Gov for covering the decommissioning cost

On 7/28/2016, Tepco announced they decided to ask the government of Japan for financial support regarding decommissioning. They also consider asking the government for supporting the cost of compensation and

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

960 Bq/kg of Cs-134/137 detected from wild boar in Fukushima

According to MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), 960 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 was measured from the meat of wild boar in Fukushima. The sampling date was 6/11/2016. This reading

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Tepco admits molten nuclear fuel is transferred in multiple places of Reactor 2

Following up this article.. Tepco to scan Reactor 2 with Muon again after Nagoya uni already confirmed nothing remaining [URL]   Tepco admitted the molten fuel is transferred to multiple places

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

7 million Bq of all β nuclides leaked as contaminated water in Fukushima plant

According to Tepco, highly contaminated water leaked from a water storage tank on 6/26/2016. All β nuclides density is reportedly 96,000,000 Bq/m3. Cs-134/137 density is also 700,000 Bq/m3. Tepco states

Breaking news Politics Support by eating

The French embassy in Japan held a dinner party with Fukushima food

According to the French embassy in Japan, they held Fukushima food dinner party on 6/17/2016. Fukushima governor. Uchibori, Minister for Reconstruction. Takagi, and a French singer. Charles Aznavour were invited by the

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Japanese demographic statistics largely differ from census result

The population statistics of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications show Japanese census result is largely different from demographic and migration data. It is the statistics titled “Time series of population

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

Over double density of Cesium-134/137 as safety limit detected from served school lunch in Utsunomiya city

Photo ; Bamboo shoot [wikipedia]   According to Utsunomiya city government, they detected over double density of Cs-134/137 as safety level from school lunch after serving it to the students

Breaking news Natural disasters

M5.0 hit southern part of Ibaraki prefecture

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), a major quake occurred in Southern part of Ibaraki prefecture at 7:54 of 6/12/2016 (JST). Magnitude was 5.0. The maximum seismic intensity was 4.