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Fukushima city gov claimed for damage against Tepco due to the evacuation of the residents

Fukushima city government claimed for damage against Tepco, and Tepco accepted the settlement offer of Alternative Dispute Resolution to compensate 75 million yen.   Fukushima city government stated that they lost 85

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Japanese doctor “You can’t control exposure only by carefully choosing food”

“Even if you carefully choose food that is likely to be less contaminated, it would not be enough to minimize the risk of internal exposure”, a Japanese doctor, Mita commented

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87,100 Bq/Kg from sewage sludge in Fukushima / 3,800 Bq/Kg from Tokyo sewage sludge

On 5/20/2014, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism published a report about radioactive contamination of sewage sludge. The samples were collected from April to May of 2014. Even though


[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


Fukushima community pool reopened. “0.79μSv/h” “I’m full of gratitude”

    On 8/18/2012, the community pool in Fukushima city was re-opened after 2 years blank. Because a sewage plant is near the pool, they measure the radiation level of


1,000 Bq/kg from human excrement in Nagano

High level of cesium was measured from human excrement  in many forms  such as dewatered sludge, incineration ash, and drought sludge etc.. The highest reading was 930 Bq/kg. The samples were taken


2170 tones of over 8000 Bq/kg melted slag has no place to go in Tochigi

    Because of radiation, 2630 tones of melted slag has no place to go in Tochigi at the end of February. They measured over 8000 Bq/kg of cesium from


42,700 Bq/Kg from sludge incineration ash in Tochigi

Utsunomiya city government in Tochigi measured 42,700Bq/Kg of cesium from sewage sludge incineration ash on 4/9/2012. They measured 380~4060 Bq/Kg of cesium from sewage sludge.   【宇都宮】市上下水道局は20日、市内の水再生センター5カ所の下水汚泥などの放射性物質の調査結果を発表した。 下河原、川田、清原、河内、上河内水再生センターで9日に試料を採取。下水汚泥からは1キロ当たり389~4060ベクレルの放射性セシウムを検出。焼却施設がある川田水再生センターの焼却灰からは放射性セシウム1キロ当たり4万2700ベクレルが検出された。 Source  


Cesium from sewage sludge is increasing in Chiba

Cesium 134 and 137 from incineration ash of sewage sludge are increasing in Chiba from the beginning of 2012.   (Bq/Kg) Date Sample Cesium 134 Cesium 137 Cesium total 4/4/2012


12,100 Bq/Kg from sludge ash

Bureau of sewerage in Tokyo published the measurement data of radiation contained in the incinerated ash of sewage sludge. It is not the incineration ash of radioactive debris, but just