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[Video] Over 1.0 μSv/h of ambient dose in Hitachi city Ibaraki, “100km from Fukushima”

  On 2/23/2013, high level of atmospheric dose (1m from the ground) was measured in the parks of Hitachi city Ibaraki. It’s 100km away from Fukushima plant. When the strong

Natural disasters

The M6.2 in Tochigi may be a volcanic earthquake, 54 aftershocks happened, 3.3 cm of diastrophism to North West

On 2/25/2013, M6.2 hit North Tochigi. [URL 1] A professor emeritus Kasahara from Tokyo university points out the possibility that it might have been a volcanic earthquake. He comments there


310 Bq/kg of Cs-134/137 still measured from sludge in tap-water plant

According to Saitama prefectural government, high level of cesium-134/137 is still measured from sludge, which is produced in the purification plants (tap-water plants) in Saitama.  From the analysis result of


Tepco to conduct soundness inspection of reactor2 TIP guide pipe

Tepco is conducting soundness inspection of reactor2 TIP guide pipe.      Iori Mochizuki _____ Français : Tepco va mener des inspections de solidité


98.8 Bq/Kg of cesium from honey produced in Tochigi

According to Nasushiobara city Tochigi, 98.8 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was measured from honey produced in the city. The sampling date was August in 2012. 39.9 Bq/Kg of Cs-134 and 58.8

Cover-ups Effects to be confirmed Plant hazard

Fukushima worker got in a state of cardiopulmonary arrest, transfered to Iwaki Kyouritsu Hospital

  According to Tepco, a subcontract company worker got in a state of cardiopulmonary arrest on 2/25/2013. He was working for installing the cover of reactor3 building. He didn’t feel

Spent Fuel Pools

[Diesel ?] Black smoke from near common spent fuel

From 10:00 to 10:30 of 2/20/2013, black smoke was observed coming up. The location is near the common spent fuel. It was captured by TBS/JNN live camera. On 1/7/2013, the

Core removing struggle

Tepco to restart nitrogen gas injection into reactor1 again

From 2/26/2013, Tepco is going to restart injecting nitrogen gas into S/C of reactor1. (5m3/h) S/C is a part of PCV. If the hydrogen gas density goes over 2%, there

Natural disasters

There have been 5 aftershocks after the M6.2 in North Tochigi

At 16:23 2/25/2013, M6.2 hit North part of Tochigi. The seismic scale was 5+. [URL 1] Since then, there has already been 5 aftershocks.     Iori

Natural disasters

M6.2 North Tochigi “Stay warned for continuous aftershock”

M6.2 hit North Tochigi. The seismic scale was 5+ in Nikko city.     Iori Mochizuki _____ Français : Séisme nord de Tochigi “Restez vigilants aux