Tag - cesium



Japan Times
Nov 8, 2017
Cesium traces found at Aomori nuke site believed from 2010 container leak
Small amounts of radioactive cesium were detected on a glove of a worker at an nuclear facility in Aomori Prefecture last month, Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd. said Thursday.
Apr 27, 2015
Drone flyer surveilled American Embassy housing facility, buzzed Sendai nuclear plant: blog
The protester who says he landed a drone on the prime minister's office also scouted an American Embassy housing facility and tried to film a Kyushu nuclear plant.
Apr 7, 2015
Fukushima radiation newly detected off British Columbia
Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster that started in 2011 has for the first time been detected along a North American shoreline, though at levels too low to pose a significant threat to human or marine life, scientists said on Monday.
Aug 13, 2014
METI to investigate radioactive scrap iron shipped to South Korea
The Japanese government will launch an investigation into scrap iron exported to South Korea that was contaminated with radioactive materials exceeding the maximum permissible level, trade ministry officials said Tuesday.
Aug 11, 2014
Tepco seeks OK for toxic-groundwater dumping facility at Fukushima plant
Tokyo Electric Power Co. on Monday asked regulators for permission to build a facility to dump radiation-tainted groundwater from the Fukushima No. 1 power plant into the sea after filtration, sources said.
Mar 16, 2014
New and improved radiation detectors headed for Fukushima
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.
Japan Times
Mar 7, 2014
Radiation checks clear most food items
Three years after the meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, fears and rumors still circulate among people both inside and outside of Fukushima Prefecture over radiation contamination of food.
Dec 16, 2013
Radioactive cesium levels in Miyagi forest soil up since 2011
Levels of radioactive cesium in soil and on the ground of two forests in Miyagi Prefecture have risen since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster started, according to results of a recent survey.
Oct 22, 2013
Radioactive cesium again detected off coast of Japan
Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Tuesday it has detected radioactive cesium about 1 km off the coast of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant for the second time since it started the survey in August.
Japan Times
Aug 23, 2013
Tepco radioactive flow raises alarm over seafood safety
Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s revelation that massive amounts of radioactive water are flowing into the Pacific further raised fears about the harm to marine life.
Jun 4, 2013
Tepco finds groundwater contaminated with radioactive cesium
Tokyo Electric Power Co. has detected radioactive cesium in groundwater samples taken from the premises of the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear complex, reversing an earlier announcement that any contamination was negligible.
Japan Times
May 23, 2013
Cesium levels in water, plankton baffle scientists
Plankton and seawater samples taken less than a year after the Fukushima meltdowns show high concentrations of radioactive cesium at different locations, puzzling scientists.
Mar 2, 2013
High radiation in fish caught off No. 1 plant
A greenling caught in the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant's harbor is found to contain a level of radioactive cesium 5,100 times above the government-set safety limit.


People wait for the main act to begin at Summer Sonic, which holds simultaneous music festivals for those in Tokyo and Osaka.
Can Japan's summer music festivals adapt to a post-pandemic reality?