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Ecology Sea contamination

370 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134 / 137 from 5 ~ 6 km offshore Fukushima plant

Photo : Wikipedia   From Tepco’s fish contamination report released on 7/18/2014, 370 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134 / 137 was measured from fish outside of Fukushima plant port. It’s “Okamejei“, a

Contaminated water crisis

Rising Tritium level in Bypass water / Became the highest density again

On 6/25/2014, Fukushima Diary reported the Tritium density reached the highest level in one of the bypass wells.   Tritium density reached the highest in one of the bypass wells

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tritium density reached the highest in one of the bypass wells again / Already double as one month ago

Following up this article.. Highest level of Tritium measured from a bypass well [URL]   From Tepco’s report on 6/25/2014, the Tritium density from the issued bypass well became the

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Bypass water discharge to the Pacific turned out “meaningless” / Tepco to continue for a few more months

Bypass water discharge has not decreased groundwater flowing to the plant buildings at least by now.   It has been a month since Tepco started pumping up contaminated groundwater to

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Highest level of Tritium measured from a bypass well

Following up this article..   Following up this article.. Tritium density exceeded the safety limit at one of the bypass wells one day after they discharged 1,600 t to the

Domestic and global Environment Sea contamination

NRA reports “Marine soil contamination stretches S-W to N-E” / N-E from Fukushima plant is Alaska

↑ NRA’s marine soil survey report. It clearly shows the offshore contamination spreads from South-West to North-East on both of the map of 2012 and 2013. However, it doesn’t show

Domestic and global Environment Sea contamination

2,000 Bq/Kg from marine soil 6km offshore Fukushima, over 1,000Bq/Kg at 20 locations / The further, the higher

High level of Cesium-137 is concentrated in offshore “hot spots”, NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) reported on 6/13/2014.   They measured 2,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-137 (excluding Cs-134) 6km offshore Fukushima plant.

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tepco decided to continue using the bypass well that exceeding level of Tritium was measured from

Following up this article.. Tritium density exceeded the safety limit at one of the bypass wells one day after they discharged 1,600 t to the sea [URL]   On 6/12/2014,

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tritium density exceeded the safety limit at one of the bypass wells one day after they discharged 1,600 t to the sea

Tepco announced Tritium density exceeded their desired safety limit at one of the bypass wells.   The reading was 1,700,000 Bq/m3, which exceeds the desired level by 200,000 Bq/m3. This

Malformation Sea contamination

Malformed “purple” swimming crab mass generated in the west coast of Japan

↑ Normal swimming crab (Olive color)   ↑ Mass generated purple swimming crab     Unusually colored swimming crabs are mass generated in the west coast of Japan. It’s the