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Fukushima Volunteer: “Their hair started falling out, they were almost bald, they told me they were wearing wigs” — More women at doctors’ offices missing hair

Excerpt from: Md. woman sees long-term effects of radiation in Fukushima Source: WTOP Date: Dec 30, 2012

[...] Residents report strange symptoms

[...] Some of the mothers told [Akemi Maeshima of Rockville, Maryland, a school nurse for 25 years in Japan who’s been volunteering for the past year at Mano Elementary School in Minami . . . → Read More: Fukushima Volunteer: “Their hair started falling out, they were almost bald, they told me they were wearing wigs” — More women at doctors’ offices missing hair

New Study: “Depopulation with Rapid Aging” after Fukushima Daiichi disaster

Title: Depopulation with Rapid Aging in Minamisoma City After the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident Source: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society Article first published online: 11 DEC 2012

Authors:

Kazunobu Ishikawa MD; Center for Medical Education and Career Development, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan & Department of Cardiology, Fukushima Medical University Hospital, . . . → Read More: New Study: “Depopulation with Rapid Aging” after Fukushima Daiichi disaster

Radiation levels rise for 5th month straight in Fukushima city (PHOTO)

【このグラフを見てください!】福島市の放射線量が5ヶ月連続で上昇中!事故後から11月までの総線量は15858μsv約16ミリです。→ twitter.com/tadagonpapa/st…

— たまちゃん (@tadagonpapa) December 14, 2012

Source: @tadagonpapa Translation: Fukushima Diary Date: December 14, 2012

The radiation level of Fukushima city has been increasing for continuous 5 months. The integral dose from 311 to this November is 16mSv.

See also: Report: What is going on at Daiichi? Fukushima fallout increased Nov. 2-4 — Highest back-to-back days in months (CHARTS)

Gov’t Promo: It’s less than a stomach x-ray of radiation per day, so please come visit Fukushima — Children can even go outside (VIDEO)

Title: Future From Fukushima (with English sub) Source: Fukushima Prefecture Date Published: Dec 5, 2012

Berkeley Nucleonics: Plutonium-239 levels were almost as high as Cesium-137 a dozen kilometers from Fukushima Daiichi (PHOTO & VIDEO)

Title: Berkeley Nucleonics Japan Update Page Source: Berkeley Nucleonics

Live Map in Fukushima (SAM 940 Readings) – Ground

Note airborne uranium levels mentioned in the video (date & location unknown):

. . . → Read More: Berkeley Nucleonics: Plutonium-239 levels were almost as high as Cesium-137 a dozen kilometers from Fukushima Daiichi (PHOTO & VIDEO)

Yahoo News: Cesium over 500,000 Bq/kg detected in canal soil nearby Fukushima gov’t offices

Source: Yahoo News Translation by: Fukushima Diary Date: November 15

515,000 becquerels per kilogram of cesium was measured from the soil of an irrigation channel in Fukushima city [60km from Daiichi].

It’s Watari area, where is 2km South East of Fukushima prefectural government office.

The measurement was conducted by a citizen’s organization on 10/14/2012.

. . . → Read More: Yahoo News: Cesium over 500,000 Bq/kg detected in canal soil nearby Fukushima gov’t offices

Mother: I want the world to know Fukushima is in a state of dying — I reaffirmed severe radioactive contamination — I alone can’t do anything, I tried (VIDEO)

Watch the video here

Title: Fukushima is not a city where people can live By: 148 Production Date: November 10, 2012

If you do not want to die, run away from Fukushima.

[...]

Fukushima Mother: Since the government was hiding information about radioactive contamination has paralyzed our crisis management. [...] I reaffirmed severe radioactive . . . → Read More: Mother: I want the world to know Fukushima is in a state of dying — I reaffirmed severe radioactive contamination — I alone can’t do anything, I tried (VIDEO)

M4.7 hits Fukushima — 10 quakes at Magnitude 4 and above since Thursday

Source: USGS Date: 2012-11-11 14:15:49 JST

Location: 54km E of Namie Depth: 35.5km Magnitude: 4.7

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency

14:20 JST 11 Nov 2012 14:16 JST 11 Nov 2012 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.4 3 21:41 JST 10 Nov 2012 21:35 JST 10 Nov 2012 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.4 2 22:27 JST 09 Nov 2012 22:22 JST . . . → Read More: M4.7 hits Fukushima — 10 quakes at Magnitude 4 and above since Thursday

NHK: “I’m really shocked” — Growths on both young daughters’ thyroids — I deeply regret making them stand outside for hours in high radiation (VIDEO)

Title: Decontamination: Losing the Sheltering Trees Source: NHK Uploaded by: MissingSky101 Date: Nov 9, 2012

At 23:00 in

Narrator: Nobuhiro Monma received the results of his children’s physical examinations. Small but benign growths were discovered in their thyroid glands.

Nobuhiro Monma: This is the result of the thyroid exams. They found small lumps but . . . → Read More: NHK: “I’m really shocked” — Growths on both young daughters’ thyroids — I deeply regret making them stand outside for hours in high radiation (VIDEO)

Tepco president will come clean your house in Fukushima

(Subscription Only) Title: TEPCO chief willing to help nuclear crisis evacuees Source: Kyodo Date: November 9, 2012

Naomi Hirose

TEPCO chief willing to help nuclear crisis evacuees

Tokyo Electric Power Co. President Naomi Hirose said he personally may engage in work to clean houses owned by people forced to evacuate by the Fukushima . . . → Read More: Tepco president will come clean your house in Fukushima

Photos: Smiling mascot asks Fukushima kids to gargle to ‘stay safe’ from radiation — Radioactive sparkles on happy children

Title: Cartoon bird warns Fukushima children of radiation Source: AFP Date: Nov. 9, 2012

Source: pref.fukushima.jp

A grinning bird mascot has been enlisted to teach Japanese children in Fukushima how to stay safe from the radiation that escaped from the region’s crippled nuclear power plant.

Kibitan — a plump, yellow cartoon character with . . . → Read More: Photos: Smiling mascot asks Fukushima kids to gargle to ‘stay safe’ from radiation — Radioactive sparkles on happy children

Now 7 quakes at Magnitude 4 and above in Fukushima since yesterday

Title: Earthquake Information Source: Japan Meteorological Agency

13:54 JST 09 Nov 2012 13:49 JST 09 Nov 2012 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.2 1 13:11 JST 09 Nov 2012 13:06 JST 09 Nov 2012 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.2 2 13:01 JST 09 Nov 2012 12:55 JST 09 Nov 2012 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.0 1 12:56 JST 09 Nov 2012 . . . → Read More: Now 7 quakes at Magnitude 4 and above in Fukushima since yesterday

Intense M5.5 quake hits Fukushima — Aftershocks follow in exact location minutes later (MAPS)

>>> Follow-up to today’s report: 4 quakes M4.0 and above hit Fukushima in 24-hour period <<<

Title: Earthquake Information Source: Japan Meteorological Agency

All three earthquakes were centered at 36.9N, 141.4E and had a depth of between 20 to 30 kilometers

. . . → Read More: Intense M5.5 quake hits Fukushima — Aftershocks follow in exact location minutes later (MAPS)

“Astonishing”: Thyroid abnormalities found in Fukushima kids declared ‘ok’ by gov’t — Officials ordered doctors to stop examining patients

Title: White Paper: Fukushima Health Survey Occupies Medical & Legal Conundrum Source: SimplyInfo Date: November 8th, 2012

[...] Dr. Suzuki who has been running the Health Survey along with Dr. Yamashita [...] claimed it is unlikely thyroid cancer rates would rise and that the results found so far where over 43% of children had . . . → Read More: “Astonishing”: Thyroid abnormalities found in Fukushima kids declared ‘ok’ by gov’t — Officials ordered doctors to stop examining patients

4 quakes M4.0 and above hit Fukushima in 24-hour period

Title: Earthquake Information Source: Japan Meteorological Agency Date: Nov. 8, 2012

08:59 JST 08 Nov 2012 08:54 JST 08 Nov 2012 Fukushima-ken Hamadori M4.0 2 07:41 JST 08 Nov 2012 07:36 JST 08 Nov 2012 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.0 1 00:22 JST 08 Nov 2012 00:17 JST 08 Nov 2012 Fukushima-ken Oki M4.4 1 09:59 . . . → Read More: 4 quakes M4.0 and above hit Fukushima in 24-hour period

US Paper: Fukushima kids playing above nuclear waste — Public parks are now unmarked radioactive dumps

Title: Japan’s nuclear dilemma: What to do with all that nuclear waste? Source: Christian Science Monitor Author: Winifred Bird Date: November 5, 2012

[...] On a recent weekday morning [in a Koriyama public park], a group of children played on the swings while the retired dentistry professor strolled under the trees.

Beneath the soil . . . → Read More: US Paper: Fukushima kids playing above nuclear waste — Public parks are now unmarked radioactive dumps

Report: What is going on at Daiichi? Fukushima fallout increased Nov. 2-4 — Highest back-to-back days in months (CHARTS)

Fukushima-city cesium fallout increased on Nov 2-4.What is going on at Fuku-1?pref.fukushima.jp/j/koukabutsu31… twitter.com/FRCSR/status/2…

— FRCSR(@FRCSR) November 5, 2012

See also:

October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 (See July 19-21 for highest 48-hour total) June . . . → Read More: Report: What is going on at Daiichi? Fukushima fallout increased Nov. 2-4 — Highest back-to-back days in months (CHARTS)

Japanese Legal Expert: “Even residents of Tokyo are evacuating” — More and more people fleeing Fukushima (VIDEO)

Title: Japanese Attorney Masaki Kito on Fukushima and real estate Published by: A4NR Published on: Oct 26, 2012

Watch the clip here

CNN: We know contamination from Fukushima reactors is still seeping into ocean -Researcher

Title: Radioactive levels staying high off Fukushima Daiichi in Japan Source: CNN By: Matt Smith Date: October 25, 2012 Emphasis Added

Radiation levels in fish caught near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant remain high long after the 2011 meltdowns there, suggesting contamination from the site might still be seeping into Pacific waters, [said . . . → Read More: CNN: We know contamination from Fukushima reactors is still seeping into ocean -Researcher

Strong quake shakes Northeastern Japan: Intensity rated at 5- on scale of 7 — Felt along entire coastline — Fukushima webcam footage (VIDEO & MAP)

Follow-up to yesterday’s report: All 12 quakes to hit Japan today were near Fukushima Prefecture

Title: M 5.6 quake hits NE Japan, no injuries Source: Kuwait News Agency Date: Oct 25, 2011

[...] The quake registered lower 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in the central part of Miyagi Prefecture, . . . → Read More: Strong quake shakes Northeastern Japan: Intensity rated at 5- on scale of 7 — Felt along entire coastline — Fukushima webcam footage (VIDEO & MAP)

Tepco: Water used to cool Fukushima reactors could be released into ocean — Outside experts worried

Title: AP Interview: Japan Nuke Plant Water Worries Rise (PHOTOS) Source: Associated Press Author: MARI YAMAGUCHI (Malcolm Foster contributed to this report) Date: October 25, 2012

Japan’s crippled nuclear power plant is struggling to find space to store [... a]bout 200,000 tons of radioactive water [...]

TEPCO is close to running a new treatment . . . → Read More: Tepco: Water used to cool Fukushima reactors could be released into ocean — Outside experts worried

AP: “Outrageous” — Japan nuclear engineer worries public water supplies far beyond Fukushima plant could be at risk — Contamination from below reactors may already be in underground water system

Title: AP Interview: Japan Nuke Plant Water Worries Rise (PHOTOS) Source: Associated Press Author: MARI YAMAGUCHI (Malcolm Foster contributed to this report) Date: October 25, 2012

Japan Nuke Plant Water Worries Rise

[...] leaks in reactor facilities are allowing ground water pour in [at Fukushima Daiichi]

[...]

Nuclear engineer and college lecturer Masashi Goto . . . → Read More: AP: “Outrageous” — Japan nuclear engineer worries public water supplies far beyond Fukushima plant could be at risk — Contamination from below reactors may already be in underground water system