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Sea contamination

14 Bq/Kg from Pacific Cod distributed in Yokohama city

According to MHLW, 14 Bq/Kg of cesium-134/137 was measured from Pacific Cod. It was fished in Miyagi prefecture and was distributed in Yokohama city. Also, 7.5 Bq/Kg of cesium-134/137 was

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142,000 Bq/Kg from rockfish in Fukushima plant port, “1420 times much as safety limit”

↑ Spotbelly rockfish (This is not the specific issued sample)   According to Tepco, 142,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was measured from the muscle part of spotbelly rockfish caught in Fukushima

Sea contamination

Strontium-90 measured from sea offshore Fukushima and Ibaraki

Strontium-90 was measured from sea water offshore Fukushima and Ibaraki according to MEXT. The sample was taken last October and November. Strontium-90 is from nuclear reaction, known to cause leukemia.

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[Column] Ocean

Tepco decided to exterminate all the fish in Fukushima nuclear plant port. (cf, Tepco to exterminate fish in Fukushima plant port [URL]) They are going to install fence this March

Sea contamination

Tepco to exterminate fish in Fukushima plant port

From this March, Tepco is going to build the fence to close Fukushima plant port and exterminate the fish living in the port. It’s to stop the highly contaminated fish

Sea contamination

Greenpeace “Cesium from fish sold at supermarkets”

According to Greenpeace, cesium is measured from fish sold at supermarkets. From 10/24/2012 to 11/13/2012, Greenpeace purchased 25 samples at major supermarket chains and cesium was measured from 3 of

Sea contamination

254,000 Bq/Kg from rockfish in Fukushima plant port

According to the radioactive material analysis report about fishery products published by Tepco on 1/18/2013, extremely high level of radioactive cesium was measured from marine products caught in Fukushima plant

Contaminated water crisis Sea contamination

Tepco plans to discharge contaminated water into the environment, “Getting permission of related departments”

 Video streaming by Ustream↑ 1:06:55~ In the first press conference of Tepco on 1/4/2013, Tepco implied they are to discharge contaminated water to the environment. In this conference, Tepco commented

Sea contamination

1,690 Bq/Kg of cesium from fish offshore Fukushima plant

According to Tepco’s Nuclide Analysis Results of Fish and Shellfish released on 12/27/2012, 1690 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from marbled sole. They took only the muscle for the sample, but

Sea contamination

[Contaminated canned fished distributed] 2.9 Bq/Kg of cesium from canned mackerel sold in Yokohama

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 2.9 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from canned mackerel. It was produced in Aomori and sold in Yokohama. Product : Canned mackerel Cs-134