Plutonium-238, 239, 240 detected at Fukushima playground on August 15 — TEPCO admits they consider it to be from triple meltdown

Published: September 3rd, 2011 at 1:59 pm ET
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Detection of radioactive materials in the soil in Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, TEPCO Press Release, September 3, 2011:

As a result of plutonium and strontium analysis in the soil from the samples at the 3 periodic sampling spots collected on August 15, plutonium 238, 239, and 240 and strontium 89 and 90 were detected as shown in the attachment 1 and 2. [...]

Today, we informed the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency and the government of Fukushima Prefecture of the results.

h/t Anonymous tip

Published: September 3rd, 2011 at 1:59 pm ET
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