Cs-134/137 detected from over 40 percent of fish in 20km radius area outside of Fukushima plant port

On 1/19/2016, Tepco announced they measured Cesium-134/137 from 40.5 % of fish in 20km radius sea area from Fukushima plant. Fukushima plant port is excluded.

The samples were collected in mid December of 2015. 30 sorts of fish were collected and analyzed.

The highest density of Cs-134/137 was 86 Bq/Kg. The samples were not dry to be tested for some reason.

Among 106 samples, Cs-134/137 was detected from 43 samples.

It is not clear if Tepco disclosed all the data collected last December.






Français :

Du césium 134/137 dans plus de 40 % des poissons du rayon des 20 km autour du port de la centrale de Fukushima


Le 19 janvier 2016, Tepco déclare avoir relevé du césium 134/137 dans 40,5 % des poissons pêchés dans le rayon de 20 km autour de la centrale de Fukushima. Le port de la centrale n’est pas concerné.

L’échantillonnage a été réalisé mi décembre 2015, 30 espèces de poissons ont été récoltés et analysés. Le record de radioactivité en Cs 134/137 serait de 86 Bq/kg. Les échantillons n’ont pas été séchés avant les mesures. Du Cs 134/137 aurait été relevé dans 43 des 106 échantillons.
Il n’est pas prouvé que Tepco ait publié toutes les données de décembre dernier.


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I am the writer of this website. About page remains in 2014. This is because my memory about 311 was clearer than now, 2023, and I think it can have a historical value. Now I'm living in Romania with 3 cats as an independent data scientist.
Actually, nothing has progressed in the plant since 2011. We still don't even know what is going on inside. They must keep cooling the crippled reactors by water, but additionally groundwater keeps flowing into the reactor buildings from the broken parts. This is why highly contaminated water is always produced more than it can circulate. Tepco is planning to officially discharge this water to the Pacific but Tritium is still remaining in it. They dilute this with seawater so that it is legally safe, but scientifically the same amount of radioactive tritium is contained. They say it is safe to discharge, but none of them have drunk it.


January 2016