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Sea contamination

0.0084 Bq/m3 of Pu-239/240 measured from 15km offshore Fukushima plant, Tepco”within the range of past readings”

According to Tepco, Plutonium-239/240 were detected from seawater near Fukushima nuclear plant. The samples were taken May of 2013. The locations were 15km offshore from the plant, 3km offshore from

Sea contamination

Plutonium-239/240 detected from 2 discharge channels and 3km offshore of Fukushima nuclear plant

According to Tepco, Plutonium-239/240 were detected at 3 locations around Fukushima nuclear plant. The sampling dates are early April of 2013. 0.013 Bq/m3 from North of reactor5&6 discharge channel. 0.0014

Domestic and global Environment

Plutonium in Fukushima nuclear plant significantly increasing ,Max as 632% within 8 months of 2012

According to Tepco, Pu-238 and Pu-239/240 levels are significantly increasing in Fukushima nuclear plant area. Sample is dry soil. (Half-life, Pu-238 : 87.7 y, Pu-239 : 24,100 y, Pu-240 :