Egypt authorities find another case of radiation in Japanese shipment, Almasry Alyoum, August 10, 2011: Article Recap
“Egypt’s General Authority for Export and Import Control recently discovered radioactive cargo in two containers shipped from Japan” “Third radioactive shipment Egypt has discovered over the past month” “Found aboard ships carrying electric and mechanical instruments” “Above-regulation . . . → Read More: Egypt finds shipment from Japan with radioactive electric and mechanical instruments — Exceeded legal limit — Authorities trying to keep radiation from spreading
Panel: Kyushu Electric destroyed evidence, NHK, August 10, 2011:
A panel investigating attempts by Kyushu Electric Power Company to manipulate public opinion via an e-mail scam says that the utility has destroyed evidence related to the probe.
The panel was set up after workers at Kyushu Electric and its affiliates were found to have . . . → Read More: Panel: Nuke plant operator behind fake email campaign also destroyed documents sought by investigators about public support for MOX fuel
No. 2 N-plant was prepared for venting, The Yomiuri Shimbun, August 10, 2011:
Preparations for opening the vents of nuclear reactors to prevent hydrogen explosions were made at the Fukushima No. 2 nuclear power plant [...] to release steam accumulated in the containment vessels.
On the day of the disaster, the Nos. 1, 2 . . . → Read More: New data shows Fukushima Daini nuke plant prepared to vent steam from all four reactors — Feared that containment vessels might be damaged by pressure
Daily Outrage: Japan imperiled nuclear evacuees by hiding radiation data, San Francisco Examiner, August 9, 2011:
[...] Two months after the residents of Namie, Japan, evacuated [...] they learned a government computer system had shown they were moving directly into the most-radioactive location. [...]
The Namie scandal is only the newest exposé of the . . . → Read More: Public anger “exploding” as Japanese discover more about gov’t downplaying spread of Fukushima radiation, health dangers
Breaking News: A Tokyo citizen turned out to be internally exposed, Fukushima Diary by Mochizuki, August 8th, 2011:
A man from Tokyo went to Hokkaido for sightseeing. He had a whole body counter check to see if he’s taken radioactive particles into his body. [...]
Cesium137 ; 868bq Cesium134 ; 6373bq
The doctor asked . . . → Read More: Report: Tokyo man tests positive for over 7,000 Becquerels of radioactive cesium during whole body counter check — Never went to Fukushima (RESULTS)
Japan is considering the possibility of creating a back-up capital city . . . → Read More: Japan government prepares plan to flee Tokyo -ABC News (Australia)