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Today’s news 今日のニュース 10/10/2012

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25,000 Bq/Kg from macaques April 2011, it dropped once but rose again to this spring

On 10/4/2012, Asahi newspaper reported 25,000 Bq/Kg was measured from macaques. Even though it dropped once, radioactive material is still accumulated. In April last year, researchers from Nippon Veterinary and


Hirono machi Fukushima to restart selling rice to Iwaki city and Tokyo area, “23km from Fukushima plant”

On 10/9/2012, Hirono machi in Futabagun Fukushima decided to ship and sell rice. They will be distributed to Iwaki city and Kanto area including Tokyo. Hirono machi is 23km from


620 Bq/Kg from loquat leaf in Fukushima

Da-te city in Fukushima reported 619.9 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from a loquat leaf. It is the product for self-consumption. The measurement was conducted from 8/11 to 8/31/2012. 福島県伊達市は、ビワの葉から619.9

Food contamination

77Bq/Kg from mushroom in Aomori, “355km from Fukushima plant”

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare reported 77Bq/Kg of cesium-137 was measured from mushroom (Lactarius volemus) in Towada city in Aomori. Aomori prefecture is located at the most northern part


Japanese emperor and empress to visit 30km area to watch decontamination

On 10/9/2012, the Imperial Household Agency announced emperor and empress are to visit Kawauchi mura in Fukushima on 10/13/2012. Kawauchi mura is in 30km area. Emperor and empress will inspect


Evacuees bashing, “Evacuees spread harmful rumor outside of Fukushima prefecture”

Asahi newspaper reported that evacuees are bashed in Fukushima prefecture. For reviewing general prefectural policy, Fukushima prefectural government is holding local conferences around in Fukushima. In this conference, evacuees, who

Core removing struggle

11.1Sv/h in penetration tip of reactor1, “The higher it goes in PCV, the higher the radiation level goes.”

  On 10/10/2012, Tepco investigated the inside of PCV in reactor1. The water level was 2.8m from the bottom of PCV1. The highest dose was 11.1 Sv/h, which is enough