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Atmospheric dose in reactor4 rose by 1.2~1.6 times / Tepco “Dust from reactor3”

Following up this article..High level of Cs-134/137 detected on the top of reactor3 again / Spread by the wind [URL]   According to Tepco, the atmospheric dose picked up on


This is the dust sampling equipment of Fukushima nuclear plant

Tepco added the minor change to the dust sampling equipment for closing the blowout panel of reactor2. The material shows the cutting edge technology of radiation monitoring system. http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/nu/fukushima-np/handouts/2013/images/handouts_130118_08-e.pdf  


Radiation level monitored in Nasu town hall in Tochigi goes down every 8AM (Not Sunday)

According to MEXT, the radiation level monitored in Nasu town hall in Tochigi prefecture goes down every morning around 8AM. It didn’t decrease on 1/6/2013, when is Sunday. Related article..Japanese


Tepco may be hiding unknown explosion occurred on 3/16/2011

NHK reported the spiking up of radiation level was monitored on 3/16/2011 at Fukushima Daini, where is 12km south to Daiichi. This plant did not have meltdown supposedly. The radiation


MEXT excludes Saitama and Tokyo from helicopter monitoring

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology conducted the radiation monitoring from helicopter. On 9/28/2012, they released the data of 5th monitoring result of the area within 80km radius


Black rain fell in Chiba, “5400 Bq/L of beta nuclide in March of 2011”

On 9/28/2012, ministry of education, culture, sports, science and technology released the report of Japan Chemical Analysis Center about their monitoring data of beta nuclide. In 2011, they took environmental samples,

Domestic and global Environment

Cesium from tap water in 26% of all the prefectures

Tap water is the most essential element of our daily life. You need it for cooking, shower, and drinking. You need it even when you make your baby food. However,

Cover-ups Plant hazard

Fukushima worker “Restart of nuclear plants will cause shortage of Fukushima workers”

Actual Fukushima worker Happy11311 commented about his concern of shortage of nuclear workers, and also distrust of monitoring posts.     続き18:東電に国の資本が入ったけど一企業として1Fの収束作業を通常の契約社会ルールのまま続けたらいずれ下請け企業は潰れていき撤退する企業や作業員が増える。全国の原発が国の暴挙強制でこのまま順次再稼動していけば原発作業員はそちらで働き1Fには間違いなくまず来なくなると思うでし。 — ハッピーさん (@Happy11311) 7月 23, 2012 <Translate> Subcontract


Radiation level picking up in typhoon

Following up this article..[Now] Typhoon 04 is hitting Fukushima In multiple of prefectures, radiation level is picking up during the typhoon. If it’s because of the rain or dust blown


The highest atmospheric dose is in Tochigi (Apart from Fukushima)

    Compared the highest atmospheric dose in each prefecture (apart from Fukushima), the highest prefectures are (from the highest) 1. Tochigi 2. Miyagi 3. Ibaraki 4. Chiba 5. Saitama