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[Surrealism] MOE reinforces radiation monitoring for the nuclear test of N. Korea

In the afternoon of 2/12/2013 (JST), North Korea announced the success of its third underground nuclear test. *1 In order to protect Japan from the radioactive contamination, Ministry of the

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Strontium-90 detected in the lake of Kashiwa city Chiba “3 times much as 2011”

According to ministry of the environment, 4.4 Bq/Kg of Strontium-90 was measured from Teganuma lake of Kashiwa city Chiba. Strontium-90 is known to cause leukemia. The sampling date was 9/11/2012.

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Former minister of Environment, Hosono had his daughter die of a premature birth, “6 months earlier, weighed 700g”

The former minister of Environment from DPJ, Hosono commented his daughter died of premature birth. She was supposed to be born in June. 2013, but she was born last December

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Decontamination on asphalt can decrease the radiation level only by 20%

According to the decontamination assessment report by MOE, decontamination on asphalt can decrease the radiation level only by 20% at average. (Water pressure is about 5MPa) Even by high-pressure washing

Cover-ups

MOE’s decontamination redressing program full of blotting out

On 1/4/2013, shady decontamination was reported by mass media. (cf, [Column] 2 reasons why Fukushima Diary doesn’t cover the “shady” decontamination news [Link]) From 1/6/2013, Ministry of the environment has

Domestic and global Environment

5,000 Bq/kg from the soil beside the river in Edogawa ward in Tokyo

According to ministry of the Environment, 5,000 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from the soil beside the river between Edogawa ward in Tokyo and Urayasu city Chiba. Sampling date :

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1,050,000 Bq/Kg from the soil beside reservoir in Fukushima, jumped up by 11 times since last summer

According to the Ministry of the Environment, 1,050,000 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from the soil beside reservoir in Fukushima. Sampling date : 10/25/2012 Location : Beside the pond for

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96,000 Bq/Kg from farming reservoir in Namie machi

Ministry of Environment measured radiation in the ground soil of Fukushima river and lakes at 193 locations. The highest reading was 96,000 Bq/Kg from a farming reservoir in Namie machi

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165,000 Bq/Kg from Fukushima river soil

Rivers gone dead. Ministry of the environment conducted radiation tests at 120 points of rivers in Fukushima prefecture. The test was done from 4/29 to 6/20/2012. The highest reading was

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Strontium measured in Gunma

    2.0 Bq/Kg of strontium was measured from Fujiwara dam in Minakami machi Gunma, 0.7 Bq/Kg of strontium was measured from Oguro river Gunma. Ministry of environment measured strontium