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Contaminated water crisis

[Contaminated water storage] 240,000 tones of tank is full, pipe runs for 10km, finding storage place getting harder

Nikkei reported the shortage of contaminated water storage in Fukushima plant, which is going worse.   <Translate> In mid-October of 2011, NIkkei entered Fukushima plant for the first time, when

Export from Japan

21.36 μSv/h was measured from a used car to export in Tokyo Dec of 2011

According to citizen’s radiation measuring organization in Saitama, on 12/22/2011, 21.36 μSv/h was measured from a used car in Tokyo. It was measured in a distance from the car. The

Export from Japan Sea contamination

Russia predicted saury contamination before China banned importing from Japan

On 11/5/2012, Fukushima Diary reported China refused importing Japanese frozen saury for excessive cadmium. [Link] However, Russia had already banned importing Pacific saury (Cololabis saira) from Japan in late July of 2011


[Yomiuri] Two local govs in Fukushima decided to resume planting rice next year, “Cesium is due to the rice hullers”

<Quote> [Yomiuri] The town government of Hirono and the village government of Kawauchi in Fukushima Prefecture have decided to resume planting rice next year. Both municipal governments had asked farmers


Tepco mishandled coolant water injection to reactor3 to increase by 20% suddenly, “touched a valve mistakenly”

According to Tepco, coolant water injection to reactor3 spiked up by 20% suddenly. WSJ reported it was because a nuclear worker touched a valve mistakenly when they took out the

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

[Radiation leakage to the sea] Radiation level at water intake of reactor1~4 is slowly increasing

According to Tepco’s report of “Radioactivity Density of the Seawater at the South of Unit 1-4 Water Intake of Fukushima Daiichi NPS (Bq/ L)”  published on 11/26/2012, the radiation level