Posts Tagged ‘Radiation’

New radioactive water leak reported at Fukushima

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Comments off

Photo: EPA

A fresh radioactive water leak has been reported at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan by the plant operator, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). Read more…


Japan – Radiation high near suppression chambers

Thursday, March 15, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Mar. 15, 2012

High levels of radiation have been detected near suppression chambers of 2 of the reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

The radiation levels are too high for workers to continue inspections. Read more…

Japan:Radiation study of wildlife planned in Fukushima

Sunday, January 29, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 29, 2012

Japan will launch a comprehensive study to monitor the impact of radiation exposure on wild animals and plants around the damaged nuclear plant in Fukushima. Read more…

Japan:Excess radiation in northeast of Japan + Related Articles

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 15,2011
Japan:Radioactive cesium may have reached Hokkaido
Radioactive material removed from Setagaya lot

Photo: RIA Novosti    
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Japan:Buried bottle determined to be radiation source

Friday, November 4, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 4 ,2011

Japan’s science ministry has determined that high radiation readings taken near a supermarket in Tokyo were caused by radium in a buried bottle.

On Wednesday, workers removed the reagent bottle along with some contaminated underground soil from the parking lot of a supermarket in Hachimanyama, Setagaya Ward. Read more…

Japan:High radioactivity measured at Tokyo school

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 18,2011

A radioactivity level higher than that of areas near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has been detected at a Tokyo elementary school. Read more…

Japan:Hot spot in Funabashi City & IAEA team holds news conference + Related News

Friday, October 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 14,2011
Radium may be cause of radiation in Setagaya
Radioactive cesium found in mushrooms in Kanto
IAEA team holds news conference

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Japan:Setagaya hotspot unrelated to Fukushima

Thursday, October 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 13,2011

High levels of radioactivity observed in Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward have been found to have nothing to do with the nuclear disaster in Fukushima. Read more…

Japan:High radiation levels found in Tokyo + Related News

Thursday, October 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 13,2011
 High radiation level affects school routes
High radiation in Tokyo residential area

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Japan:Radiation checking facility opens

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 11,2011

A facility that allows consumers to check radiation levels of food and other items has opened near Tokyo. Read more…