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New and improved radiation detectors headed for Fukushima

via Japan Times / March 16, 2014 / Starting in April, Fukushima Prefecture will introduce easy to use radiation detectors for food produce at municipalities so that residents will no longer have to cut up items into small pieces to check cesium levels. Currently, residents can test for cesium ...

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The children of Japan’s Fukushima battle an invisible enemy

By Elaine Lies / via Reuters / March 10, 2014 / Some of the smallest children in Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, barely know what it's like to play outside -- fear of radiation has kept them in doors for much of their short lives. Though the strict safety lim ...

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High levels of cesium found in reservoirs far from Fukushima

via Daily Kos / February 26, 2014 / The Asahi Shimbun reported Tuesday that the mud in 468 reservoirs outside of the Fukushima evacuation zone contain levels of cesium high enough to be designated waste that must be removed. The mud in the Myotoishi reservoir, 55 kilometers west of the stricken F ...

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Nuclear regulator raps TEPCO over inaccuarte radiation readings

By Mari Saito / reuters.com / February 12, 2014 / Japan's nuclear regulator has criticised the operator of the stricken Fukushima plant for incorrectly measuring radiation levels in contaminated groundwater at the site. Almost three years since the reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiich ...

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Wading Through The Waters Of Fukushima Daiichi

via PressForTruth.ca / February 10, 2014 / The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan remains to this day as the single most deadly threat to face the world with the potential for radiation poisoning. Dan Dicks of Press For Truth delves deep into the issues regarding the F ...

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​Fukushima well radiation levels underestimated by five times

via RT.com / February 8, 2014 / TEPCO has revised the readings on the radioactivity levels at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant well to 5 million becquerels of strontium per liter – both a record, and nearly five times higher than the original reading of 900,000 becquerels per liter. Stronti ...

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Our Radioactive Ocean: First Results Show #Fukushima Radiation Has Not Reached US Coast

via Our Radioactive Ocean / January 28, 2014 /The first results from seawater samples come from La Jolla and Point Reyes, Calif., and Grayland and Squium, Wash. Four samples from these three locations show no detectable Fukushima cesium. We know this because Fukushima released equal amounts of tw ...

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