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[Photo] “White smoke” came up from the body of Mt. Fuji / Ministry of Land “Just cloud of dust”

“White smoke” was observed in extremely large area of Mt. Fuji on 9/30/2015. From around 9AM, white and brown “smoke” was seen soaring in an erosional valley located on the west

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Groundwater Cs-134/137 density jumped up 260 percent beside Reactor 2 within only a week

Related to this article.. Sr-90 density rose up 155 percent of the previous highest reading in the seaside of Reactor 2 [URL]   On 9/29/2015, Tepco announced Cesium-134/137 density of groundwater

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

420 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from mushroom sold on a shelf in Gunma

On 9/25/2015, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) announced high level of Cs-134/137 was detected from mushroom that was already sold. The highest density was 420 Bq/Kg from Shimeji.

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Governmental financial support for Tepco summed up to 6 Trillion yen

On 9/28/2015, Tepco announced they are going to receive the 44th financial support from the government of Japan. The announcement is not released in English. The received value is 412

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Mass media reported Reactor 2 has almost no fuel inside / 6 months later than the first academic report

Following up this article.. Nagoya Uni “Significantly small amount of fuel remaining in Reactor 2″ / No announcement about underground [URL]   The mass media in Japan such as NHK reported

Breaking news Core removing struggle Fukushima Plant

Tepco plans to manually repair access hole to the inside of Reactor 1

On 9/24/2015, Tepco announced they are going to start the investigation on Reactor 1. In order to evaluate the feasibility of manual repair of the access holes to the inside

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Still 0.88 MBq/km2 of Cs-134/137 falls in Tokyo monthly

According to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority), Tokyo still has fallout from Fukushima nuclear plant. From their report released on 8/31/2015, 0.88 MBq/km2 of Cs-134/137 falls onto Tokyo this July. The

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

Cs-134/137 measured from Tokyo tap-water

According to MHLH (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), Cs-134/137 has been detected from tap-water of Tokyo since October of 2014. The data is from October 2014 to March 2015.

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

The highest I-131 density of this year detected in 2 Fukushima sewage plants

According to Fukushima sewage public corporation, this July over 1,000 Bq/Kg of Iodine-131 was detected in dry sewage sludge. The sewage plant is located in Da-te District of Fukushima prefecture.

Breaking news Natural disasters

Colored seawater spreading from the new volcanic island more extensively

Related to this article.. [Video] JAMSTEC reported volcanic island in south of Tokyo might be the beginning of a new rising continent [URL]   On 9/18/2015, the Maritime Safety Agency announced