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[Column] Media should do something for what they get from Fukushima Diary

BBC called me today to ask if I know anyone working for Fukushima plant. I was surprised to know they still have my phone number.   I was pleased not

Spent Fuel Pools

Tepco to start removing fuel from reactor4 pool around 10th November

The Fukushima worker “Happy11311” commented on Twitter that the spent fuel removal from reactor4 pool will start from around 10th November 2013. Tepco has been announcing it would start from

Contaminated water crisis

Tepco’s Typhoon measures to prevent contaminated water overflowing entirely messed up

Two more Typhoons are coming to hit Japan from this weekend. (cf, Two more Typhoons are coming to Japan / Meteorological Agency “Unpredictable” [URL])   Having 11 tank area dams

Contaminated water crisis Environmental contamination Sea contamination

59,000,000 Bq/m3 of all β detected in the drain / Highest reading ever

59,000,000 Bq/m3 of all β nuclide (including Strontium-90) was detected in the drain connected to the Pacific. This is the highest reading of the sampling location, where is near the

Sea contamination

[Pacific Contamination] Cs-137 detected in seawater 1km offshore Fukushima plant port again / 14% increased

Following up this article.. [Pacific contamination] Cs-137 detected 1km offshore Fukushima plant for the first time [URL]   10 days have passed, and Cesium-137 was detected in seawater taken from

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tepco discharged “rainwater” of 2 tank area dams again / Not even a Typhoon weather

On 10/23/2013, Tepco discharged “rainwater” retained in two tank area dams again. Radioactive densities were lower than the safety limit according to Tepco.   Two more Typhoons are coming to


[Column] Candle, cupcake and aurora

I’m not so tired as I thought after sending the Japanese family back home.   I don’t need to stay in Bucharest anymore. Soon will be hiding somewhere in nowhere