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Americium-241 and Plutonium detected in ALL soil samples off Fukushima coast — Tepco says NOT caused by meltdowns

Published: November 16th, 2011 at 1:41 am ET
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TEPCO : Press Release | The results of nuclide analyses of radioactive materials in the ocean soil off the coast of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (continued report 40)

Press Release (Nov 15,2011)

We had been studying to implement sampling surveys on the ocean soil, completed preparations and conducted the surveys on April 29, 2011. (Previously announced on May 3, 2011)

We conducted analysis for americium as well as curium because plutonium and uranium were detected from the ocean soil* sampled on September 8, 9, 12, 13, 15 and 25. As a result, Americium 241 was detected as shown in the  appendix.

Today, we reported the results to NISA and the government of Fukushima  Prefecture.

We will continuously conduct the same sampling surveys.

*The results of nuclide analysis for 3 major nuclides (I-131, Cs-134, Cs-137) were previously announced on September 9, 10, 13, 14, 16 and 26.

Appendix: Americium and Curium analysis result in the ocean soil (PDF 16.5KB)

Via Appendix:

2. Evaluation
Detected Am-241 cannot be judged to be caused by the nuclear accident of this time for reasons below.

  • Detected Pu-239 and 240 are within the range of past (FY1999 to FY 2008) analysis in the sea around Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station and Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station.
  • Detected U-234, U-235 and U-238 are evaluated to be as same level as those exist in the natural environment
  • Cm-242, Cm-243 and Cm-244, the nuclides that do not naturally exist, are not detected.

Published: November 16th, 2011 at 1:41 am ET
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3 comments to Americium-241 and Plutonium detected in ALL soil samples off Fukushima coast — Tepco says NOT caused by meltdowns

  • Mauibrad Mauibrad

    TEPCO Yakuza are F–KIN’ LIARS! The Americium-241 and Plutonium can’t be coming from anything else! TEPCO ARE A BUNCH OF THICKHEADED DUMBA$$E$!


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    • americancommntr

      Correction, they are a bunch of DEAD MEN WALKING, sooner or later. Then it will likely be out of the frying pan and into the much worse fire. Which goes back to the only real hope Japan has, and that is a miracle of God, not just any god, but the Creator and Redeemer, Jesus.


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  • radegan

    “Detected U-234, U-235 and U-238 are evaluated to be as same level as those exist in the natural environment”

    DON’T YOU SEE? IT’S THE MIRACLE WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR…..THEY DUMPED 75% OF THE RADIATION INTO THE SEA AND IT VANISHED! WE ONLY HAVE THE NATURAL LEVELS. WHY, FUKU WATER IS THE ANSWER TO ALL RADIATION PROBLEMS, JUST SPRINKLE SOME ON YOUR MELTDOWN AND IT MAKES ALL RADIATION VANISH.


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