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[Analysis] J gov can take over Tepco for the decommissioning work of Fukushima with a major legal reform

More and more people are starting to question if Tepco can really handle the decommissioning work of Fukushima. About 10 days before this post, they lost power in Fukushima plant,

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Fishery agency released 3 million salmon fry in Soma city Fukushima

  On 3/21 and 22, Udagawa salmon agency released 3 million salmon fry to Udagawa river of Soma city Fukushima. The released fry are to come back in 4 years

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Tepco concealing the analysis data for Plutonium because of “the bad weather”

On 3/21/2013, Tepco released the marine soil analysis data about Pu-238/239/240, but they didn’t show the readings of the soil taken from the south discharge channel of Fukushima plant. The

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Tepco “Fish is decreasing in Fukushima plant port”

On 3/15/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “[Record breaking] 740,000 Bq/Kg from fat greenling in Fukushima plant port” [URL] In the press conference of 3/15/2013, Tepco commented the fish caught in Fukushima

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Tokyo University of Marine Science,”8,000,000,000 ~ 93,000,000,000 Bq of Cs-137 can leak to the sea every single day”

  According to Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Tepco was possibly having 16,100,000,000,000 Bq of Cs-137 leak to the sea from 6. 2011 to 5. 2012. This is

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[Record breaking] 740,000 Bq/Kg from fat greenling in Fukushima plant port

↑ Fat greenling (This is not the specific issued sample.)   On 2/28/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “510,000 Bq/Kg from fat greenling caught in Fukushima plant port, over 100,000 Bq/Kg from

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China rejected importing suntan cream from Japan for detecting cadmium, daughter nuclide of radioactive silver

On 3/2/2013, Chinese customs announced they rejected importing Japanese suntan cream. The brand is Anessa of Shiseido. They detected Cadmium from the products. The amount is not reported. The products

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Tepco started propaganda to downplay the risk of Tritium for discharging contaminated water to the sea

Tepco is planning to discharge the contaminated water to the sea. To ease the repellence of local residents and stakeholders, Tepco is going to operate ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System),

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Tepco’s report about fishery products contamination in 20km sea area

Tepco published the report about fishery and marine products contamination in 20km sea area. 510,000 Bq/Kg was measured from greenling caught in the port but they didn’t publish the report

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510,000 Bq/Kg from fat greenling caught in Fukushima plant port, over 100,000 Bq/Kg from 30% of the samples

↑ Fat greenling (This is not the specific issued sample.)   According to Tepco, 510,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was measured from fat greenling caught in Fukushima nuclear plant port. The