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Ministry of the Environment plans to recycle 90 percent of contaminated soil in Fukushima but no technology

MOE (Ministry of the Environment) estimated 90% of contaminated soil can be reused in Fukushima prefecture by 3/30/2016. Currently interim storage facility stocks 22,000,000 m3 of radioactive contaminated soil. MOE

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

45 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from farm soil in Chiba prefecture

A citizen’s radiation measurement station named “Fujimi-ru” reported they measured 44.7 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from farm soil. The sample was collected in Kimitsu city of Chiba prefecture (0 ~ 10cm deep).

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Over 100,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 still detected in a park of Chiba

101,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was measured from the soil of a park in Chiba. A citizen’s organization “PLANET ROCK” analyzed and reported this October. The location is “Shin-Matsudo central park”

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

4 public schools in Yokohama city backfilled radioactive soil in school area

4 municipal schools backfilled the contaminated soil in their school area in Yokohama city. A city councilor testified in the municipal assembly of 10/1/2014. Since 311, 20 schools implemented decontamination

Domestic and global Environment Ecology

JR Joban train line runs among the heaps of contaminated soil bags for “decontamination” – Photo

A Japanese citizen posted a picture to cut out an unrealistic reality of Fukushima prefecture.   22:38  6/17/2014 “JR Joban line runs among the contaminated soil bags removed for decontamination.

Misinformation Politics

Plants starting to sprout from radioactive waste in Kohriyama city – Photo

Following up this article..   Decontamination soil bags are already starting to be torn in Fukushima [URL]   The soil removed from the ground for “decontamination” is starting to break

Misinformation Politics

Decontamination soil bags are already starting to be torn in Fukushima

↑ From a Twitter post of a Fukushima citizen. He said, “The authorities came to check the radiation levels every few days for 3 times in total, but the readings

Domestic and global Environment

[Photo] Heap of removed soil for decontamination piled up right behind a residential street in Fukushima

Related to this article.. [Photo] A heap of removed soil for decontamination in Minamisoma [URL] On 6/26/2014, another Fukushima citizen posted a picture of the piled soil bags removed for

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis

Tepco to cover the 180,000 m2 of sea bed of Fukushima plant port with concrete

On 6/26/2014, Tepco announced that they are going to start covering the sea bed of Fukushima plant port with concrete. It’s 180,000 m2. Tepco states they will start the construction

Domestic and global Environment Ecology Uncategorized

[Photo] A heap of removed soil for decontamination in Minamisoma

A Japanese citizen in Minamisoma posted on Twitter a picture of the heap of soil that was removed for decontamination.   13:05 6/25/2014 “・・・ This is the temporary storage area.