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Cover-ups

[Column] What is Sv, Bq, Cesium, how and why it matters

I’m often asked what is Bq/Kg and what is Sv/h etc.. I’d like to explain it in the most casual way in the world. For example, if I shout from

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Pu-239, 240 and Strontium measured from soil and wooden chips of Ohtsuchi cho Iwate

Plutonium-239, 240 and Strontium were measured from soil and wooden chips of Ohtsuchi cho Iwate. Kashiwazaki city and Sanjo city in Niigata prefecture accepted the debris from Ohtsuchi cho Iwate,

Sea contamination

Radioactive silver and Sr-90 measured from marine products of Fukushima, silver higher than cesium in 62% of samples

On 11/30/2012, Tepco released the radioactive nuclide analysis of marine products. From the report, Ag-110m (radioactive silver) and Sr-90 were measured from crabs, common skete, and barfin flounder. Especially the half

Sea contamination

Strontium 90 spread over 1000km evenly in Pacific ocean

From 1/12/2012 to 1/15/2012, Japan Coast Guard measured cesium134, 137 and strontium 90 in sea water. 1/12から1/15まで、海上保安庁がセシウム134,137およびストロンチウム90の濃度を太平洋沖で計測しました。 As a result, 1. Strontium 90 exists about 17 ~ 62 % of

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3070 Bq/m2 of strontium 90 was measured in Fukushima

  3070 Bq/m2 of strontium 90 was measured in Okuma machi from the monitoring test of Fukushima prefecture. They monitored the soil contamination of strontium from July to October. They

Domestic and global Environment

186 Bq/Kg from tap water in Kashiwa

A Japanese magazine reported they measured 186 Bq/kg from tap water in Kashiwa. 186 Bq/kg from tap water in Kashiwa Chiba (3/14/2012) 147 Bq/kg from tap water in Kashiwa Chiba

Contaminated water crisis

12 tones of water leaked to the sea containing beta nuclides

12 tones of highly radioactive water leaked to the sea again. It leaked from the part after desalination unit, but because it can’t filter beta nuclides, Sr-90 and other nuclides

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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

Contaminated water crisis

1.4×10^11 Bq/m3 of beta nuclides leaked to domestic sewage system

  At 8:30 on 3/26/2012, a subcontract worker found water leakage at concentrated water tank area. It was from the pipe to carry concentrated water from desalination facility to concentrated

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Tepco hasn’t filtered Strontium

  Tepco has been purifying contaminated water of the plant coolant system. However, Tepco announced they will introduce a new purifying system for strontium after September, which means they only