Posts Tagged ‘radioactive cesium’

Japan – Cesium contaminated fish found in Tone river

Thursday, April 26, 2012 Comments off

Radioactive cesium exceeding the new legal limit has been found in fish in the Tone River, which passes north of Tokyo. Authorities have taken measures to stop the shipment of fish caught in the river. Read more…

Japan:High radiation detected in male cedar flowers -Japan’s forestry agency

Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news Dec. 27, 2011

Extremely high radiation levels of more than 250,000 becquerels per kilogram of radioactive cesium have been detected in male flowers of cedar trees in the no-entry zone near the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Read more…

Japan:TEPCO warned against radioactive water leak + Related News

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 14, 2011
Radioactive water leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has earned the operator a reprimand. It was the second seepage from the plant’s desalination equipment in less than 10 days. Read more…

Japan:High radioactivity detected in some Fukushima rice

Thursday, November 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 17,2011

An inspection of recently-harvested rice in Fukushima Prefecture has found levels of radiation higher than the government-allowed limit. Read more…

Japan:More beef cattle fed with contaminated hay

Saturday, July 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 16,2011

Fukushima Prefecture has identified 5 additional farms where straw contaminated with high levels of radioactive cesium was used as cattle feed. Read more…

Japan:Radioactive substances detected in tea leaves

Thursday, May 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 26,2011

Radioactive contamination has been found in tea leaves in Chiba and Gunma prefectures, about 200 kilometers from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear Read more…