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[Insight] Data doesn’t show Tepco dumping contaminated water to the sea, but it’s worse than that.

Last week, Tepco finally admitted the contaminated groundwater is flowing to the sea. Looking around the media coverage, I noticed there is a huge misunderstanding about this issue. Here I


[Column] Different future from Chernobyl

Writing this on the airplane to Budapest. I’m going to meet an evacuee family from Fukushima. I have been following their journey and reading their historical health problems on Twitter


[Express] Citizen’s radiation station “530 Bq/Kg from shoji screen in Saitama”

Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous updates.   <Translate> (Citizen’s radiation monitoring station in Nippori Tokyo) Shockingly, 527 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 was measured from Shoji screen in Kawaguchi city


Aizuwakamatsu city Fukushima, “There is not radioactive material in the air”

On 7/5/2013, Aizuwakamatsu city government in Fukushima announced on their website that there is no radioactive substance in the air. They state over 3,000 of the radiation monitoring posts don’t


Sponsor of the TV show that bashed Yamamoto Taro, “We found Taro treated unfairly in the TV show”

On 7/22/2013, member of the House of Councillors, Yamamoto Taro appeared on the TV show “Miyane ya” of Yomiuri TV. During the TV show, Mr. Yamamoto had his comments cut

Sea contamination

Fisheries station “Contaminated groundwater may well up a few Km offshore Fukushima”

In the press conference of 7/26/2013, TV Asahi announcer Matsui gave Tepco a query about the sea contamination. (13:09) In the query, he stated fisheries experimental station concerns about the

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tepco postponed the announcement of sea contamination, “because they compiled the document during the weekend”

Following up this article..[Breaking] Tepco officially admitted contaminated water is leaking to the sea [URL] In the press conference of 7/26/2013, Tepco stated Tepco’s president Hirose knew the fact that

Core removing struggle

[Steaming reactor3] Tepco “The steam may be from the inside of the reactor, a certain volume of N2 gas is missing”

Following up this article..[Steaming reactor3] Thermography shows the steaming area is over 15℃ hotter than atmosphere [URL] On 7/26/2013, Tepco announced the “steam” may be from the inside of the