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Contaminated water crisis

Multiple nuclide removing system ALPS possibly leaks in the test operation

In order to control the increasing contaminated water, Tepco is trying to install the multiple nuclide removing system ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System). On 6/15/2013, Tepco found the possible leakage

Effects to be confirmed

Former decontamination volunteer in Fukushima had a cancer in his throat

From 2011 to early 2012, Fukushima Diary has been reporting about the citizens’ decontamination group “HCR”. (Articles about HCR.. Tepco admitted the responsibility of 164 Bq/Kg of contaminated well water

Cover-ups Effects to be confirmed

Media started reporting increasing heart attack of youth, “It’s due to having too much fast food”

On 6/16/2013, one of the mass media sources “Sankei” reported heart attack (myocardial infarction) is unusually increasing among young male recently, which was rare 20 ~ 30 years ago. Some


[Not radiation effect] 26 y.o male runner died of heart failure in marathon of Niigata prefecture

According to the secretariat of the marathon race in Niigata, a runner died at 250m before the goal on 6/9/2013. The runner was a 26 years old man. After he


19,000 Bq/Kg from the drain of balcony in Setagaya Tokyo, May 2013

  On 6/6/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “18,756 Bq/kg of Cs-134/137 measured from the mud in street gutter in Setagaya Tokyo [URL]” From the detailed report of CRMS (Citizen’s Radioactivity Measuring

Environmental contamination Sea contamination

[Hypothesis] Why doesn’t Cs-134 decrease endlessly in seawater of Fukushima nuclear plant port?

Tepco releases the data about radioactivity density (I-131, Cs-134, Cs-137) of the seawater around Fukushima nuclear plant port on the daily basis. However, they miss the data several times a