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Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

Cs-134/137 density became the highest reading at 4 points inside and outside Fukushima plant port

According to Tepco, Cesium-134/137 density reached the highest reading in 3 locations of Fukushima plant port. The samples were taken on 8/28/2015. Those sampling locations are the center of Fukushima

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

23,900 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 still measured from fish in Fukushima plant port

Still extremely high level of Cesium-134/137 is detected from fish of Fukushima plant port from Tepco’s report released on 8/18/2015. Cs-134/137 density was 23,900 Bq/Kg, which is 239 times much

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Fukushima fishing cooperative allowed Tepco to discharge the contaminated groundwater to the sea

Following up this article.. Tepco to pump up highly contaminated groundwater for potential discharge today / Drainage plan submitted to NRA [URL]   On 8/11/2015, Fukushima fishing cooperative officially admitted Tepco

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Cs-134/137 detected from 6 of 6 sea bass samples taken Ibaraki offshore

On 7/21/2015, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare reported they measured Cs-134/137 from all of 6 sea bass samples collected Ibaraki offshore. They state the fish was not distributed. The sampling

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

Highest Strontium-90 density detected in seawater of Fukushima plant port / 1,500,000 Bq/m3

From Tepco’s report published on 7/17/2015, Strontium-90 density in seawater of Fukushima plant port became the highest since they started measuring. The sampling location was between water intake of Reactor

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Cs-134/137 detected from all of the marine soil samples along Eastern Japan coastal area

From the report of NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority), Cesium-134/137 was detected from 32 of 32 marine soil samples taken this May. The sampling locations are offshore of Miyagi, Fukushima, Ibaraki and

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

2 of 77 newly added tunas died in the first 2 days in a Tokyo aquarium

Following up this article.. 40 percent of mackerel tuna died in 1 week in a Tokyo aquarium, where 99 percent of tuna died earlier this year [URL]   According to Tokyo Sea

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

56,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 still measured from fish caught in Fukushima plant port / 560 × of safety limit

On 6/17/2015, Tepco announced they detected 56,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from spotbelly rockfish caught in Fukushima plant port. This is 560 times much as the safety limit and the sample was

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

1,000,000 Bq/m3 of Sr-90 detected in seawater of Fukushima plant port / Highest in recorded history

Related to this article.. The highest density of all β nuclide detected outside of Fukushima plant port [URL]   On 6/19/2015, Tepco announced they measured 1,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 at two

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

The highest density of all β nuclide detected outside of Fukushima plant port

On 6/17/2015, Tepco announced they measured the highest density of all β nuclide (including Sr-90) in seawater outside of Fukushima plant port. The sampling date was 6/15/2015. The density was