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Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

Tepco considering discharging Tritium to the Pacific

By 3/4/2016, Masuda, Fukushima plant decommissioning chief commented in the interview with a local newspaper company that they need to consider discharging the contaminated water to the Pacific. The newspaper

Breaking news Ecology Sea contamination

NIES reported the population and sorts of sea invertebrate significantly decreased around Fukushima plant

Photo ; “Thais clavigera” [Wikipedia]   On 2/4/2016, NIES (National Institute for Environmental Studies)  announced that the invertebrates in intertidal zone are significantly decreased around Fukushima plant port after 311. The

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 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 Ecology Malformation

A new species of shrimp discovered in swimming beach of Japan

On 12/22/2015, Chiba prefectural government announced they discovered a new species of Shrimp in the coastal area of Chiba prefecture. From May of 2013 to August of 2015, it was

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Underground wall nearly doubled the increasing speed of retained water in plant buildings

Following up this article.. Increasing groundwater is “bulging” the coastal area of Fukushima plant after building underground wall [URL]   On 12/18/2015, Tepco reported to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) that the

Breaking news Fukushima Plant Plant hazard

Increasing groundwater is “bulging” the coastal area of Fukushima plant after building underground wall

The completed underground wall is increasing the groundwater level to crack the pavement and pushing the wall itself toward the sea, according to Tepco. On 10/26/2015, Tepco completed the underground

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Tritium density in one of the bypass wells keeps increasing since this August

Related to this article.. Approx. 84,000 m3 of contaminated groundwater has been discharged to the Pacific from bypass wells [URL]   From Tepco’s report released on 10/7/2015, Tritium density has been

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

Tepco has analyzed only 5 samples of fish for Sr-90 outside Fukushima port in the first quarter of 2015

Related to this article.. Cs-134/137 density of plant port water keeps increasing since last week [URL]   Tepco has analyzed only 5 samples of fish outside the port from April to

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

[Video] Tepco started discharging contaminated groundwater beside crippled reactor buildings

Following up this article.. Fukushima fishing cooperative allowed Tepco to discharge the contaminated groundwater to the sea [URL]   Tepco started discharging the contaminated groundwater to the Pacific on 9/14/2015, Tepco