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Strontium-90 detected in potentially discharged water from Reactor 1 and 3

2,800 ~ 11,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 have been detected from pumped water around Reactor 1 and 3, according to Tepco.   On 10/1/2014, Tepco released nuclide analysis data of groundwater.

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Strontium-90 detected outside of Fukushima port / Highest reading in front of Reactor 4 too

Photo : Reactor 5 and 6 take 6,000 t of water per hour here and discharge it to the outside of the port.   Significant level of Strontium-90 has been

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15 Billion Bq of Tritium flows to the Pacific every single day / Tepco under-reported 1/15 at press conference

Following up this article.. 5 Billion Bq of Strontium-90 flows to the sea every single day [URL]   15 Billion Bq of Tritium flows from Fukushima plant area to the sea

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All β nuclide density spiked 32 times much in groundwater of Fukushima plant

All β nuclide density of groundwater jumped up 32 times much on 8/27/2014, according to Tepco. All β nuclide includes Strontium-90. It was 2,600,000 Bq/m3 on 8/26/2014, but rose to

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5 Billion Bq of Strontium-90 flows to the sea every single day

5 Billion Bq of Strontium-90 flows to the Pacific on the daily basis in 2014. Tepco announced in the press conference of 8/25/2014. This is due to the contaminated water

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2,700,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 measured from groundwater nearby Reactor 2

Following up this article.. Strontium-90 detected from seawater of Fukushima plant port in 95% of the tests [URL]   Extremely high level of Strontium–90 was measured from groundwater of various

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Strontium-90 detected from seawater of Fukushima plant port in 95% of the tests

Strontium-90 was measured from most of the areas in Fukushima plant port from January to March. 2014.   On 7/25/2014, Tepco released the report about Strontium-90 analysis of seawater to

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Google trend shows “Joint hurts” is searched increasingly since 2011 in Japan / Sr-90 accumulates in bone

According to a google’s web service “Google trend”, the term “Joint hurts (関節が痛い)” is searched increasingly frequently in Japan since 2011 as shown in the graph below. The statistic starts

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2,200,000,000,000 Bq/m3 of All β was measured seaside trench of Reactor2 last year/ Tepco underrated 1/3× for a year

Last July, Fukushima Diary posted..   On 7/27/2013, Tepco announced they measured 2,350,000,000,000 Bq/m3 from retained water of seaside trench of reactor2. It’s water intake power cable trench from reactor2.

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Tepco concealed 1,000,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 detected from groundwater for 9 months

Related to this article.. 5,000,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 measured from groundwater last July / Tepco not announced for half a year [URL]   On 5/28/2014, Tepco announced that they actually