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Bolide observed in North Kanto area at 2:42 of 1/20/2013

Bolide (Fireball with explosive sound) was observed in north Kanto area. Around 2:40 1/20/2013, pale blue flash and the explosive sound of bolide  was reported in Chiba, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tochigi,


Citizen’s radiation monitoring station, “653 Bq/Kg from curtain in a room in Saitama”

On 12/23/2012, a citizen’s radiation monitoring station in Saitama announced high level of radiation was measured from curtain hung inside of the room since before 311. Location : Minuma ward


The last disaster shelter in Saitama started charging on disaster victims

The last shelter for the evacuees from Futaba machi Fukushima started charging 1,100 JPY (3 meals) from this September. 155 people are still remaining in the shelter, most of them


[Column] 2 most radioactive spots in city area, out of any radiation map

I was a civil engineer in Japan. I knew how city is designed. This is another reason why I gave up living in Japan. Some people like to consult the


Cesium measured from 100% of the samples of citron

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Cs-134/137 was measured from 19 of 19 citron samples. 18 of the 19 samples were produced in Chiba, 1 was produced in Saitama.

Domestic and global Environment

[Mainichi] Saitama city builds temporary storage for radiation-contaminated soil

<Quote> [Mainichi] MISATO, Saitama — The municipal government here began building a temporary storage site in August for soil contaminated by radioactive materials released in the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear


Strontium-90 measured from west of Tokyo

According to the research of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 29 Bq/m2 of strontium-90 was measured in Yamanashi prefecture, where is in the west of Tokyo. (At the


[Contamination reached far western Japan] 80 Bq/Kg of cesium from tea leaves produced in Kagoshima

According to the analysis of Citizens’ nuclear information center, 80 Bq/Kg of cesium134/137 was measured from tea leaves produced in Kagoshima prefecture, where is the furthest western part of Japan

Food contamination

Comparing to Ukraine, the ratio of healthy children in Saitama will be only 6% by 2033

Mr. Kowaka, the chairman of NPO Safety of our foods and life analyzes the contamination situation of Saitama city is the same as Ukraine from the field research conducted from


Thick cirrus cloud observed from Tokyo, Ibaraki, Saitama to Kyushu

Cirrus cloud is a seasonal shape of cloud in Japan for Autumn, but it is rare to see the thick one from multiple locations at once. Around at 16:00 of