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Constitutional Amendment Protests Break Out In Tokyo After Man Sets Himself On Fire

Constitutional Amendment Protests Break Out In Tokyo After Man Sets Himself On Fire

Huge protests broke out in Tokyo today after a man set himself on fire in protest of the current effort by the Abe Administration to remove from Japan’s constitution the renunciation of war. Article 9 of Japan’s post war constitution bars the country from waging war on another country. Even with considerable opposition from the public, the Abe administration has pushed for the constitutional change. The man’s condition isn’t currently known after the incident on … Read entire article »

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Fukushima Fuel Fragment Found In Home Vacuum Bag 460km From Disaster Site

Fukushima Fuel Fragment Found In Home Vacuum Bag 460km From Disaster Site

Marco Kaltofan at Worcester
 Polytechnic 
Institute has issued more information about some unusual findings from a home vacuum cleaner bag they tested. The vacuum bag came from a home in Nagoya Japan, 460 km south and west of Fukushima Daiichi. We reported earlier on their discovery that something was very “off” with this sample sent in for examination. More details have been released as the additional testing was completed and found that: The single radioactive particle was identified … Read entire article »

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Tokyo Suburb To Be Decontaminated, 70% Of Town Marked For Clean Up

Tokyo Suburb To Be Decontaminated, 70% Of Town Marked For Clean Up

Toride City, a suburb of Tokyo was declared in need of decontamination after 70% of the city was found to potentially be contaminated above allowable levels. Surveys are being conducted to determine what homes require decontamination. Hot spots were found around Chiba, also considered to be a suburban part of Tokyo, requiring response from the government to do clean up there. PM Abe and other government officials have insisted Tokyo is not contaminated at all and … Read entire article »

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Cesium Found In Children’s Urine Shows Ongoing Widespread Problem In Japan

Cesium Found In Children’s Urine Shows Ongoing Widespread Problem In Japan

The acceptable amount of radioactive cesium in human urine is zero. The substances (cesium 134 and 137) does not exist in nature and cause damage to the human body. It was widely reported that a citizen group in the Tokyo region found cesium in children’s urine recently. While this is notable, it isn’t unique. Radioactive cesium has been found in the urine of children across a wide area of northern Japan since 2011. The levels do … Read entire article »

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Fukushima Reality Challenges Abe’s Olympic Folly

Fukushima Reality Challenges Abe’s Olympic Folly

Japan PM Abe made this rather outrageous statement to the press this week as questions piled up about the Tokyo Olympics bid. The response below was to questions about the risk the Fukushima disaster puts on any potential games in Tokyo. “Abe told reporters at his official residence. “I will explain carefully that we are doing our utmost with a firm resolve and that in 2020, seven years from now, there will be absolutely no problem.” Both Abe … Read entire article »

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Photo Of The Day; Tokyo No Nukes Protest May 18, 2013

Photo taken at Tokyo No Nukes Rally May 18, 2013, Photo via @documentingian More of his work can be found here http://www.documentingian.com/           This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, please let us know. If you wish to reproduce any of our content in full or in more than a phrase or quote, please contact us first to obtain permission. … Read entire article »

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Canadian Embassy In Tokyo Radiation Readings – Source Material

A paper published in the Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry details the findings of soil samples taken in March and May of 2011. Some limited information can be gleaned from the study abstract. All of the following isotopes were found on the immediate testing on site: 131I, 132I, 134Cs, 137Cs, 136Cs, 132Te, 129mTe, 129Te, 140Ba and 140La They found 225 kBq/m2 in March and 25 kBq/m2 in the May sample. These are totals for a square meter so will appear larger than the kilogram readings people may be more familiar with. They estimate an ambient dose of 184 to 38 nGy/h (aka: 0.038 µGy/h ) While this is not extremely high for an ambient dose it does prove there was radiation in Tokyo, something the government tried to downplay or deny at the time. The study can be found here but is paywalled. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10967-012-2040-3#page-1 This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts … Read entire article »

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Japan Still Pursuing Olympic Bid

Japan’s government is continuing to pursue the idea of a bid for the Olympics. Ex-SKF found a couple of Olympic posters that tout some very un-tangible vague reasons to host the Olympics. It does seem odd that a country struggling with a major disaster and the considerable costs that come with would be focusing on holding the Olympics. Considering over 300,000 people are still living in temporary housing and the big decontamination plan has turned out to be a big failure they seem to have more pressing issues to deal with. Holding the Olympics is expensive and has lost money for the host cities. Toronto’s Olympics lost them $1.5 billion dollars. London lost money on their Olympic hosting, it hit businesses particularly hard as locals left down and the tourists that did … Read entire article »

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Inaccurate Study Used To Explain High Thyroid Damage Rate In Fukushima

Asahi Shimbun reported on a study used by the Japan Thyroid Association to try to explain the unusually high thyroid nodule rates found in Fukushima children. What was missed by the media report is a very critical factor of this “study”. “They compiled records of 2,753 children, age 15 and under, who underwent ultrasound thyroid gland tests at the hospital between 2003 and August this year.” Before the Fukushima disaster a child would only be sent for an ultrasound scan of their thyroid if thyroid abnormalities or disease were already diagnosed or suspected. This study did not look at a random cohort (group) across the population of children to obtain a true random sampling of children. This study data was a collection of tests done on sick or suspected sick children. This can … Read entire article »

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Sunday Protest 200,000 Surround Diet Building

Protests started at 3pm JST and went on into the night with marches to TEPCO, METI and a candlelight protest back at the Diet. Two were arrested for obstructing the police and there were periodic scuffles with police. Organizers estimate about 200,000 attended. People who showed up were spread around the diet building crowded on sidewalks making it hard to obtain a visual of everyone. News media did sent out a helicopter, a few aerial shots can be seen in various videos. Protests as many previous ones included a broad cross section of people participating in the protests. PM Noda is still hinting that he wants 15% nuclear power in Japan, something that would require restarting most of the reactors and would be highly unpopular with the public. Most media outlets in Japan … Read entire article »

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Protests Grow In Japan, Declare Nuclear Era Is Over

Update: Organizers cite about 150,000 attended with many blocked by various police actions including using cars to block the road, shutting off the street lights in front of the PM’s residence and not allowing people out of the subway stations. People finding themselves blocked just started protesting wherever they were stuck. Fukushima Diary has some of the protesters tweets. The Friday night protest in Japan was slightly hindered by rain, early numbers still looked quite large. The police had a very different response to this week’s Tokyo protest. Police at the official residence were notably more aggressive with protesters than in previous weeks. Police also blocked the exits to subway stations near the protest area, raising questions about the safety of doing so. No official numbers for the Tokyo protest are out … Read entire article »

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No Nukes Protest In Tokyo Exceeds 100,000 – Still Going On

It is currently around 8pm in Tokyo and the protest is still going on. The organizers are estimating over 100,000 attending per Fukushima Diary. People have been asked to disperse and there are twitter reports the police have either left or given up on crowd control. IWJ has taken helicopter video to document the size of the protest that should be online soon. Last week’s protest was drastically under reported in size by the media. The fly over hopes to accurately document the size of the protest. This one appears far larger than the 45,000 last week. Soon after the disaster many were afraid to speak about their fears from the disaster at Fukushima or their growing opposition to nuclear power. A little more than a year later the streets of … Read entire article »

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40,000 Protest In Front Of Prime Minister’s Residence To End Nuclear Power

40,000 people rallied in front of the prime minister’s residence Friday evening in Tokyo. The protest is a continuation of protests on previous Fridays to stop the restart of nuclear reactors in Japan. Public pressure has been growing in Japan. The Noda government has completely ignored the large public opposition to continuing Japan’s reliance on nuclear power. The government is pushing to restart even more reactors even though the actual need to run them as been questioned.  This week the government also passed yet another oppressive internet law and a  change to the country’s nuclear laws. The Nuclear Energy Basic Law had a clause added this week that says stable securing of nuclear power use contributed to national security. Many are calling this an opening to nuclear armament, Japan’s government denies … Read entire article »

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Yokohama Dumping Contamination In Tokyo Bay, Rising Radiation At Other Bay Sites

These two may not be connected but they do not bode well for the health of Tokyo Bay or the safety of the water. It was recently discovered by Assemblywoman Sakura Inoue that the city of Yokohama had stopped filtering run off water from the contaminated ash they put in the landfill. The officials that operate the landfill had no explanation for ending the filtration of the runoff water. When they were running the zeolite system it was capturing 5000 bq/kg of cesium. There is no estimate exactly how much contamination has been dumped into Tokyo Bay by the Yokohama landfill. Images from Sakura Inoue’s blog:    Earlier it was reported that high levels of contamination had been found near the river mouth in Tokyo Bay. As of March 2nd Fukushima Diary reports the levels continue … Read entire article »

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Arakawa Ward Radiation Found In Schools

Areas tested in schools in the Arakawa ward of Tokyo were found to be contaminated with some areas being over 100 micro Sieverts per hour. This covered all types of schools from nursery schools up to older grades. A number of middle schools were over the 100 uSv/hour level. One location specifically mentioned was an after school program where water had collected between the buildings. Some areas may get the concrete or pavement removed to attempt to lower the radiation levels. This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than … Read entire article »

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California Tries TEPCO’s Failed Doom & Gloom Tactic When Faced With Nuclear Shutdown

The California Legislative Analyst’s Office made the claim recently that if the two remaining nuclear power plants in California were shut down the state would cause rolling blackouts and other chaos. This is in reaction to a proposed ballot initiative that would force California’s two nuclear power plants to shut down until a permanent disposal site for high-level nuclear waste is approved by the federal government. With Yucca Mountain scrapped by the current administration no such facility exists or is in the works in the US. The two reactors in California San Onofre and Diablo Canyon only supply 16% of California’s electricity according to the Analyst’s report. The situation in Japan over the summer where TEPCO declared major conservation would be needed to avoid blackouts constituted 25% of the region’s power supply.  Over the … Read entire article »

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Stronium Found In Tokyo, High Cesium In Front Of METI Building

One of the citizen radiation groups testing for stronium and cesium around Tokyo with some concerning results. EX-SKF provides translations of Yasumi Iwakami’s report. Locations and amounts of radioactive materials: Kiyosumi Shirakawa Station, Koto-ku: Radioactive cesium (134 and 137 combined): 19,126 Bq/kg Radioactive strontium (89 and 90 combined): 44 Bq/kg Yurakucho Station, Chiyoda-ku: Radioactive cesium (134 and 137 combined): 20,955 Bq/kg Radioactive strontium (89 and 90 combined): 51 Bq/kg Front of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Chiyoda-ku: Radioactive cesium (134 and 137 combined): 48,176 Bq/kg Radioactive strontium (89 and 90 combined): 48 Bq/kg   The highest location is in front of METI’s offices. BTW, the stronium found in Yokohama has not been addressed by local officials. It was discovered in October. This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is … Read entire article »

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Occupy METI!

A group of protesters have camped out in front of the METI offices in Tokyo. METI is the ministry in charge of nuclear power oversight. There have been earlier protests at METI demanding they take more meaningful action to protect the people from the nuclear power industry. Last week 1300 people showed up in the rain to form a human chain around the METI building. The ongoing sit in including tents in front of the METI offices met some minor resistance by police who eventually gave in. Two women in their 60′s refused to leave and demanded they be allowed to talk to the emperor. The group is demanding that all nuclear reactors in Japan be permanently shut down as they go offline for maintenance. They say this is just the … Read entire article »

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Two Governors In Japan Prove They Are Corrupt And Clueless

Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara recently made a deal without any real input that Tokyo would accept radioactive disaster rubble from Iwate. The facility accepting it just happens to be owned by TEPCO as a subsidiary. The governor grumbles that the debris is not radioactive, when the reality is that it is, members of the media and a citizen proved that it was. The governor accused those protesting this to “only care about themselves“ and that “It is proof that the Japanese people have gone bad“. He also claims that “Tokyo is not that foolish”  to bring radioactive rubble into Tokyo. But during the press event the materials shown were in a lead box for some unexplained reasons and members of the press were banned from taking their own radiation readings of the … Read entire article »

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More Hot Spots Around Tokyo

A grouping of hot spots were found earlier this week in Ginza, Tokyo. “An elementary school located in Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo was found with a 0.80 microsievert/hour radiation spot, and a kindergarten, also in Chuo-ku, was found with 0.56 microsievert/hour spot.” EX-SKF translates the story and mentions these involved drains and asphalt, including an area near a school. Read the details at EX-SFK Today another hot spot was found in Setagaya, Tokyo. There was an earlier one found in Setagaya that turned out to be a stash of radium paint under a home. This one is at a grocery store and registered 110 micro sV/h. Fukushima Diary has details, photo and map. Yahoo news Japan confirms the story. The city of Kashiwa is still struggling to deal with the hot spot recently found there … Read entire article »

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More Stronium Found In Yokohama, More Hot Spots In Tokyo, Citizen Tester Threatened

More Stronium 90 has been found in Yokohama 250km from Fukushima Daiichi. A gutter in Yokohama was found to have Stronium -90 and extremely high level of Cesium. A dry fountain in another part of Yokohama was found to have similar levels of contamination. A citizen tester in Yokohama has been anonymously threatened for his documentation of radiation levels around the city. He did not elaborate on the threat but has taken down his blog and blocked his twitter account, depriving others of useful safety information. A citizen testing group working with a nuclear research center has found more than 20 hot spots around Tokyo including one at a youth baseball field. Many experts have said that the government’s unwillingness to act quickly to track and map radiation properly has put many … Read entire article »

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Growing Divide Between Government & People In Japan Over Nuclear Power

The Fukushima disaster caused an even more intense spotlight on the problems in the Japanese political system. The public has come out clearly against nuclear power in polls, huge protests and other forms of resistance. The current government had hinted at restarting reactors and much of the old status quo. There was a 70% agreement with Nato Kan’s stance to become nuclear free. The new administration has ignored this. A very telling sign of the public unhappiness is the number of people looking for a way to stop using TEPCO as their power utility. Since TEPCO has a monopoly on the region it has been hard for people to switch from using the private for profit company. People cut their power consumption by 18 percent over the summer and small power … Read entire article »

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Occupy Events In Japan Take On Nuclear Injustice

As Occupy events are popping up all over the world to happen October 15th, Occupy Tokyo will be holding a rally on the 15th. The Tokyo rally will be to address the injustice and divide between the people and nuclear power. There will be an additional rally in Tokyo in Roppongi to address poverty and economic disparity. Rallies were also announced tonight via twitter for Kyoto and Osaka. Find out more about these rallies via Twitter at these users and hashtags @Occupy_Tokyo  hashtag #OccupyTokyo @OccupyTokyo @OccupyOsaka hashtag #Occupyosaka @Occupykyoto  hashtag #Occupykyoto This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page … Read entire article »

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Picture Of Bottles From Setagaya Hot Spot

These are the bottles that caused all the trouble in Tokyo. “According to Setagaya-ku and the Ministry of Education and Science, the bottles look to be made of glass, about 7 centimeters long and 5 to 6 centimeters in diameter. There are several tens of bottles in a wooden box. The content of the bottles are powdery.The radiation was so high that the survey meter that they brought couldn’t measure as it went overscale. No one is currently living in that house.” The bottles are likely an old “quack cure” radium powder similar to ones in the Oak Ridge Associated Universites museum What is concerning is how much radiation was being put out and EX-SKF also mentions that it doesn’t explain why the sidewalk is still showing rather high radiation after decontamination.   This article … Read entire article »

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Tokyo Hot Spot Likely Due To Bottles, Not Fukushima

Update: More information on the bottles (or jars) from NHK. It is still not totally clear what they are. If anyone finds a picture please let us know. http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/13_41.html Later on Thursday, the experts found what seemed to be the source of the radiation — 3 or 4 old jars in a wooden box left in a storage space under the floor of a vacant house facing the sidewalk. The jars were reportedly dirty and black, and measured about 8 centimeters long and about 6 centimeters wide. The radiation level of the bottles reportedly exceeded 30 microsieverts per hour — higher than the maximum that could be measured with the experts’ devices. After obtaining permission from the house’s owner, the experts measured radiation levels on the premises. It was discovered that the hot spot in Setagaya is … Read entire article »

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Tokyo Sidewalk Closed Due To High Radiation

A Setagaya Ward (Tokyo) sidewalk was closed due to high radiation. Local officials were informed by residents of the hot spot of about 2m x 1.5m in size. It had readings of 0.088 to 2.707 micro sievert. The city put traffic cones around the area to warn people not to walk there and is consulting with experts to determine how to decontaminate the area. There was no reason given for how the hot spot could have been created. This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it … Read entire article »

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Radiation Testing Update

Radiation testing results have been coming in from many sources. We have gathered those found here for comparison. UPDATE: TEPCO release a number of documents on plutonium testing this week http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp-com/release/betu11_e/images/111006e5.pdf http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp-com/release/betu11_e/images/111006e21.pdf http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp-com/release/betu11_e/images/111006e6.pdf http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp-com/release/betu11_e/images/111006e22.pdf http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/press/corp-com/release/betu11_e/images/111006e10.pdf MEXT aerial radiation maps, Tokyo and south There has been criticism that these fly by tests do not show the real levels down on the ground. Citizen testing has found much higher levels in the soil and streets of Tokyo. Sea contamination remains high and may stay that way due to the currents. TEPCO’s stated water contamination level at sea. MEXT radiation testing by car at 1 m and 1 cm off the ground in Fukushima and Iitate. MEXT radiation readings from monitoring posts outside the 20km evacuation zone. Academic testing in Fukushima City showed 5x more radiation in certain locations since June. The … Read entire article »

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10 mSv Inside Tokyo Train

A US Expat happened to check the seat in a Tokyo area train and found it to be quite high. The train was headed to Narita airport and the rider double checks his reading multiple times to make sure it is right. Ex-SKF has the video and more details. This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, please let us know. If you wish to reproduce any of our content in full or in more than a phrase or quote, please contact us … Read entire article »

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Officials Failed To Notice Iodine 131 Cloud Floating South Of Fukushima Daiichi

Officials from the science ministry are now saying that another cloud of radiation flowed south of the plant. It has been well known of the fallout path that flowed north and west of the plant. The south fallout path was prior to June 14th based on testing results. This could help explain the unexpectedly high radiation readings citizens have been obtaining. Officials said the amounts of iodine 131 were rather high but didn’t give figures. There was also no explanation why it took them until mid-September to release this information. More on this at NHK World This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content … Read entire article »

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More Photos Of Tokyo’s 60,000 People Anti-Nuclear Protest

The protest on Monday has apparently taken officials off guard. The Tokyo Metropolitan Police were downplaying the attendance and now people found media images being taken down online. The photos show how large the protest really was. Photos by Mainichi Daily. * We also found some videos of the protest on YouTube, they are at the bottom of the page (Thanks to Ian for finding these) This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, please let us know. If you wish to reproduce … Read entire article »

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Massive Anti-Nuclear Protest In Tokyo

60,000 protesters took to the streets of Tokyo Monday. People in costume, carrying signs and chants of “Sayonara nuclear power” filled the streets. Some brought their children, expressing concerns about food contamination and safety for their families. Mari Joh traveled from Hitachi City to join the protests and collect signatures to shut down Tokai Dai-ni nuclear plant. Before the march protesters gathered in Meiji Park to hear speakers. Evacuees told their story, how they left everything and may never be able to return home. Nobel prize winning author  Kenzaburo Oe and musician Ryuichi Sakamoto also spoke at the event. Current polls show 55% want to reduce nuclear power in Japan. Protesters said Japan needs to end nuclear power or it  “would transform the country into a nuclear waste dump.” People on twitter encouraged others to show up to Monday’s … Read entire article »

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New Citizen Radiation Readings East of Tokyo

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Citizen Created Radiation Map Of Tokyo

People in the Tokyo area have compiled their radiation readings into a crowd sourced Google Map. The map has detailed instructions in the comments about how the samples were tested and how citizen contributors should do so. The project began back in mid-May. Citizen crowd sourced projects like this enable people to have a better understanding of their true risk and serve as a fact check on government reports. This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, please let us know. If … Read entire article »

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Doctors Raise Concerns About Radiation Exposures, Radiation Found In Local Residents

Doctors throughout the devistated region are warning of a larger public health problem due to radiation exposure. Doctors in Chiba are seeing persistant nosebleeds and other symptoms they think are connected to radiation exposure. The experts from medical and academic facilities warned that raising radiation limits would only increase the exposures and risks to the public. There has also been an over reliance by the Japanese government on ICRP radiation standards. The ICRP’s standards have been extensively criticized for being out of line with other standards and current research. The ICRP is also heavily funded by agencies tasked with the promotion of nuclear power like the NRC. Contamination has also been found in local residents urine. The people tested live 20 – 30km from the plant. Two month exposure rates were as … Read entire article »

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Tokyo University Professor Explains The Real Radiation Reality In Japan

Update: The video has been being deleted off of YouTube. Please download a copy of the video and transcript to share in case more are removed. This video is a must watch. Dr. Kodama is the head of the Radioisotope Center at the University of Tokyo. He explains the reality of the medical, social and ecological nightmare that TEPCO has unleashed on Japan. More after the video. Dr. Kodama Addresses Diet A number of points from the English transcript found here. “When we research the radiation injury/sickness, we look at the total amount of radioactive materials. But there is no definite report from TEPCO or the Japanese government as to exactly how much radioactive materials have been released from Fukushima. So, using our knowledge base at the Radioisotope Center, we calculated. Based on the thermal … Read entire article »

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Radiation Showing Up In Urine Of Children Outside Tokyo

We recently wrote about the high radioactivity being found in soil and at locations around Kashiwa, Chiba (suburb of Tokyo). Today another parent posted the urine test results of their child, the family also lives in Kashiwa. The tests showed notable levels of internal cesium contamination in the child’s body. Initially the GoJ told people in the Tokyo area they were totally safe. The evidence is piling up that this was simply not true. This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other than www.simplyinfo.org (or www.fukuleaks.org) it may be plagiarized, … Read entire article »

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WSPEEDI Shows Tokyo Under Radioactive Plume on March 15

Japanese blog Ex-SKF continues to do great work on the Fukushima crisis.  Being researched and written by a Japanese source who speaks and reads the language gives it one less layer of Babel. Japan’s ever-sneaky Ministry of Education and Science again quietly released 3 sets of simulation maps of WSPEEDI without any press release nor any explanation; this time it was the simulations that they did on March 15. The Reactor 3 that used MOX fuel blew up on March 14 at 11:01AM JST. This article would not be possible without the extensive efforts of the SimplyInfo research team Join the conversation at chat.simplyinfo.org All content is copyright SimplyInfo.org. Content cited, quoted etc. from other sources is under the respective rights of that content owner. If you are viewing this page on any website other … Read entire article »

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