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Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

Sr-90 density rose up 155 percent of the previous highest reading in the seaside of Reactor 2

From Tepco’s report released on 9/4/2015, the density of Strontium-90 increased to 155% of the previous highest reading in the seaside of Reactor 2. It was measured in groundwater gathered

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

[Video] Tepco started discharging contaminated groundwater beside crippled reactor buildings

Following up this article.. Fukushima fishing cooperative allowed Tepco to discharge the contaminated groundwater to the sea [URL]   Tepco started discharging the contaminated groundwater to the Pacific on 9/14/2015, Tepco

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Iodine-131 detected from dried sewage sludge in Funabashi city of Chiba

From this May to June, Iodine-131 was measured from dried sewage sludge according to Funabashi city government of Chiba.   They collect the samples from 2 sewage plants in the

Breaking news Natural disasters

M5.3 hit Tokyo Bay / Maximum seismic intensity 5- in Tokyo

At 5:49 of 9/12/2015 (JST), M5.3 occurred in Tokyo Bay, according to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency). It affected the large area from Tokai region to North East Japan. The maximum

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

[Video] Tepco investigated equipment hatch of Reactor 3 PCV / “Next time, use robot with a smartphone”

On 9/9/2015, Tepco investigated the equipment hatch of PCV 3 (Reactor 3 PCV) with a portable camera. They reported the hatch is not leaking coolant water from the inside of

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Another Fukushima worker died / No media coverage

On 9/9/2015, another Fukushima worker found dead, according to Tepco. 3 workers died in August. (cf, August’s 3rd worker died in Fukushima plant after the work of retained contaminated water beside

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

Cs-134/137 density of plant port water keeps increasing since last week

Following up this article.. Cs-134/137 density became the highest reading at 4 points inside and outside Fukushima plant port [URL]   Cs-134/137 density reached the highest level at 2 of those 4

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

All of 5 Japanese Special Natural Monument “ptarmigan” died in Ueno Zoological Gardens

Following up this article.. Japanese Special Natural Monument “ptarmigan” found dead 2 continuous days / Bleeding from heart and lungs [URL]   On 9/6/2015, Ueno Zoological Gardens announced 3 more ptarmigans died

Breaking news Fukushima Plant Spent Fuel Pools

Tepco leaked oil from hydraulic hose into SFP of Reactor 3

On 9/3/2015, Tepco announced they leaked oil into SFP 3 (Spent Fuel Pool of Reactor 3) around 8AM of the day. According to Tepco, hydraulic hose got hit by curing

Breaking news Natural disasters

5 shallow quakes continuously hit west part of Shizuoka prefecture on 8/31/2015

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), 5 earthquakes continuously happened in the west part of Shizuoka prefecture from 8/31/2015 to 9/1/2015. From their report, the first quake occurred at 16:45