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Indie | 3 SIEVERTS/HR at SARRY in #Fukushima I Nuke Plant

August 22, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 22 August 2011  SARRY, a cesium absorption system in the contaminated water treatment complex at Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant was stopped when the extremely high radiation of 3 sieverts/hour was detected during the operation to exchange the cesium towers. From Asahi Shinbun (9:37PM JST 8/22/2011): 東京電力は22日、福島第一原発の高濃度の放射能汚染水を浄化する施設で、新たに導入した東芝製の装置「サリー」から毎時約3シーベルトという高い放射線量が観測されたため、部品交換できずに処理が停止していると発表した。 TEPCO announced on August 22 that a high […]

Indie | Xinhua: Gov’t says “waters in China have been affected by the radioactive materials” from Fukushima — Contamination levels higher than what Japan claims

August 16, 2011

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Indie | ENENEWS | 16 August 2011 Radioactive materials from Japan found in China’s waters, Xinhua, August 15, 2011: China’s State Oceanic Administration (SOA) said last Friday (Aug 12) that waters in China have been affected by the radioactive materials leaked from the crippled nuclear power plant in Fukushima. Last month, the SOA said in […]

Indie | Radiation in Japan: Bill That Will Allow the National Government to Dispose Radioactive Debris Set to Be Submitted To the Diet, Will Probably Pass

August 14, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 14 August 2011  by a coalition of 3 largest political parties – Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ, ruling party), Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), and New Komei Party (NKP) – that make up 92% of the Lower House and 85% of the Upper House. In other words, the bill is guaranteed to […]

Indie | “The World’s Safest Cookies” Baked by Fukushima School Kids

August 13, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 13 August 2011 From Mainichi Shinbun Japanese (8/13/2011): 世界一安全なクッキー 福島の小学生が県産食材で World’s safest cookies made by Fukushima elementary school children from Fukushima-grown food items 東京電力福島第1原発がある福島県大熊町から会津若松市に避難している小学生が13日、クッキー作りに挑戦した。風評被害をはね返そうと、県産のモモやカキなどのドライフルーツをふんだんに使った。 Elementary school children who have evacuated from Okuma-machi to Aizu Wakamatsu City tried cookie making on August 13. Okuma-machi is where Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant is located. The children […]

Indie | Radiation Effects on Health: Protect the Children of Fukushima

August 13, 2011

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Indie | JAPAN FOCUS | 13 August 2011 Radiation Effects on Health: Protect the Children of Fukushima Kodama Tatsuhiko Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo Head, Radioisotope Center, the University of Tokyo Translation by Kyoko Selden Talk at the July 27, 2011 meeting of the Committee on Welfare and […]

Indie | 1 Millisievert Internal Radiation from a Man in Minami Soma City

August 13, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 13 August 2011  Minami Soma City, while waiting for the lifting of the “evacuation-ready zone” designation, tested the internal radiation exposure of the residents in the high-radiation area within the city using the whole body counter. Over 1 millisievert internal radiation was found in a man in his 60’s, but the […]

Indie | Just Burn Radioactive Materials Then They’re Harmless, said One Japanese Economist

August 13, 2011

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Indie | EX-SKF | 13 August 2011 If that’s true, the entire Fukushima I Nuke Plant can blow up in a huge bonfire and we’ll be all set. Nobuo Ikeda is a Japanese economist and commentator and a former NHK director. He has a sizeable following in Japan and is considered influential. I am just […]