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Sea contamination

5 million tones of debris washed into the ocean, 1.5 million tones of them to reach west coast of the US

According to NOAA, widely scattered debris may show up intermittently along shorelines for a long period of time. Japan Ministry of the Environment estimated that 5 million tones of debris


On 3/21/2011,50 times more of Uranium238 was measured in the air of Hawaii than 2010

On 3/21/2011, United States Environment Protection Agency measured 50 times much Uranium-238 as 12/31/2010 in the air of Hawaii.   Medium : Air-filter Location : Hawaii Nuclide : Uranium-238 Date

Sea contamination

Marine contamination reached Philippines last April

Kobayashi fellow-researcher from Japan Atomic Energy Agency analyzed that 18,000 trillion Bq of Iodine 131 and cesium 134 + 137 directly leaked from Fukushima to Pacific ocean. However, because it