Radioactive Spike in Ocean off Fukushima: Highest Cs-137 levels at location since 2011 — 22,000 Bq/m³ in Pacific outside port — Japan notifies IAEA of ‘elevated’ readings (MAP)

Published: April 14th, 2014 at 9:22 am ET
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IAEA, Apr. 8, 2014: Japan Reports on Conditions at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station — On 8 April 2014, Japan provided the IAEA with an update to current information on radioactivity in seawater at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (NPS). Japan’s Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) continues to closely monitor the radioactivity levels in seawater and reports that levels of Cs-134 and Cs-137 at T-1 and T-2-1, and total Beta at T-2-1 are likely to be elevated temporarily on 4 April 2014. These sampling points near Fukushima NPS are sentinels to assess effects on the environment by incidents including a leakage of contaminated water.

Nuclear Regulation Authority (Japan) pdf, Apr. 8, 2014: The sampling points T-1 and T-2-1 near Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station are sentinels to assess effects on the environment by incidents including a leakage of contaminated water. The NRA is watching closely the radioactivity levels in seawater as usual, although the levels of Cs-134 and Cs-137 at T-1 and T-2-1 and total Beta at T-2-1 on 4 April are likely to be elevated temporarily.

Apr. 4, 2014 — Current Information on Radioactivity in Seawater(pdf):

  • 1.1km northern point (T-1) — Cs-134 @ 8,700 Bq/m³; Cs-137 @ 22,000 Bq/m³
  • 1.3km southern point (T-2-1) — Cs-134 @ 4,400 Bq/m³; Cs-137 @ 12,000 Bq/m³

See all results from these 2 sampling locations dating back to March 2011 here (csv)

Published: April 14th, 2014 at 9:22 am ET
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76 comments to Radioactive Spike in Ocean off Fukushima: Highest Cs-137 levels at location since 2011 — 22,000 Bq/m³ in Pacific outside port — Japan notifies IAEA of ‘elevated’ readings (MAP)

  • GQR2

    my comment went poof! bottom line We are at the 3 year mark the cancers will manifest in an explosive way. Its high now wait until they have been doing this flushing of Radioactive Waste Water for 6 more months and 6 more x infinity. There will be social chaos as people cannot access health care due to bankruptsy fears,things will explode. This is a song for the neo fascists Nuclear Death Cult written by Lenard Cohen The Future
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsdAnYLvGe4

  • GQR2

    Its such a relief to know the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and IAEA and the WHO and UN and a dozen others are aware and watching and saying nothing. They measure though. phew. good thing that close monitoring they all do.

    • Yes, and also note the exact same wording being used, with carefully "woven-in" expressions like "temporarily", "watching closely", "as usual" and "likely". My favorite is "elevated" as nice little euphemism for "mile high" !

  • I cannot believe this last 'event' was set to a INES Level 3.

    Question: I wonder if they will raise the level?
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    The International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale

    Easy to read chart: (Levels 0 – 7)
    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/24/INES_en.svg/1662px-INES_en.svg.png

    What is the purpose of the INES Scale?

    "The primary purpose of the INES Scale is to facilitate communication and understanding between the technical community, the media and the public on the safety significance of events. The aim is to keep the public, as well as nuclear authorities, accurately informed on the occurrence and potential consequences of reported events."
    – INES: http://www-ns.iaea.org/tech-areas/emergency/ines.asp

    · I find it interesting how it's stated as "safety significance" instead of "DANGER RELEVANCE".
    [a re-post]

    Answer: IMO – There is no LEVEL NUMBER that can represent this insidiously radioactive out of control triple meltdown nightmare.

    • You still don't get it, sweetheart – there actually never is any danger ! That is the beauty of nuclear power. Clean and safe in an unrivaled way, yet incredibly cheap ! The most precious gift* ever given to humanity by modern science !

      *directly followed by railgun systems, of course

    • Ontological Ontological

      Dunno why this is what was mentioned as a "3" at some point ENE reported they had the accident set to an 8.

      http://enenews.com/fukushima-ranks-level-8-newly-developed-nuclear-event-scale-audio

      • MoonlightEmpire MoonlightEmpire

        The level 3 event at the facility was ON TOP of the catastrophic meltdowns…brought on by tank leakage of stored water.

        The leakage event was so severe that, not only could it not be hidden, but it couldn't be "gotten away with" without adding another "level 3" event to the ongoing meltdowns.

        Six months later (now the present), and FukushimaDiary and ENE report that Tepco states that it's numbers were wrong by a factor of three with the leakage event (280 billion bq/m3 as opposed to 80 billion). And I bet even that 280 is under-reported…not to mention that was only Cs and Beta…

    • More than triple, counting at least two spent fuel pools that melted out..

      Quintuple melt down and OUT

      • Then add the MOX fueled Plutonium avalanche into the upper atmosphere, measured later in Lithuania..

        And now the NEVER ENDING Niagara Falls of radioactive water into the Pacific.

        Sixtuplet disaster.

        Now add the burning of high level waste in Japan, all over the country.

        SEVENtuplets mega nuclear disaster WITH NO END

        Where are the coriums TEPCO?

        • MoonlightEmpire MoonlightEmpire

          You are exactly right…but even MORE. Don't forget reactors 5 and six and their SFPs…and all the dry cask storage…and the common pool…and then some.

          Remember, even though the official line is that everything is fine with 5 and 6 (which I don't believe)…they are still there, on site, on the ocean. Nothing has been removed from the site. As long as any material is on site, any reasonable person must understand that all of it is lost beacause it inevitably will be.

          Daiichi is a situation of extreme delicacy…the slightest squeak of a fart could slough the whole thing into the ocean. The fact that the fuel is still on site in the dry casks and 5 and 6 means something is wrong. Any reasonable person would have removed those assemblies long ago if it were possible…Especially the dry cask storage. There is no good reason for that material to still be there…and as long as it is, it will end up volatilized.

          • MoonlightEmpire MoonlightEmpire

            You couldn't scale Daiichi…it is it's own beast. Unprecedented. No scale in existence accurately describes it…except maybe "off-scale".

            Further, even though Daiichi is one site…the single event damaged sixteen reactors or more. How much is Daiini pooping out every second?

            There is no describing it in short order…

            All fuel in JAPAN must leave the island as soon as possible.

            Daiichi is killing Japan with every breath. Japan will not continue as a functioning nation. As a result, other facilities in Japan will collapse from the social and economic upheval.

            All 52 nuclear facilities in Japan will be lost. It does not take a genius or a scientist to understand this. They are barely holding on as it is…and their whole nation is only held together with some of the thinnest lies the world has ever seen.

            All nuclear material in Japan must be moved out of the country immediately. Countries all over the world will have to accept material from Japan in order to do this.

            It is the only way to prevent the domino effect, and thus buy the world one last chance to survive Daiichi.

          • 5 and 6 may also have melted down, but did not explode.. They had high cesium levels flowing out of their drainage ditch and white smoke coming out of them..

            So they may have injected more gas or vented them better, so they didn't explode, but they may also have melted down

            Knowing TEPCO and what they covered up, it is entirely possible.

            Where are the pics of the #5 and #6 fuel pool and reactors?

            The insides of them were WRECKED just like all the others, with water up to the second floor.

            • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

              Somewhere/when, Dr Goodheart asks for elucidation on the differences between the solar nuclear machine and man-made ones. Its such a fascinating study and is far reaching in scope.

              One cant even make an outline in this forum, but for starters, the life on the planet is an outgrowth of the spectrum, in the form of frequency band windows of solar energy modified by earths ionic magnetic and chemical atmosphere. The intensity, spectrum, balance and rhythm is extremely important for all phases of life. But here I want to interject something a little off from mainstream scientific thinking. The mainstream says electromagnetic fluctuations have an intrinsic energy which is related to frequency. The higher the frequency, the smaller the wavelength and the greater the energy, described everywhere, as for example in wikipedia ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromagnetic_spectrum). An interesting threshold is reached at approximately the ultraviolet range where photons can eject electrons from atoms and this is where the greater threat to health begins. (UV still being of vital importance to health) ….continued

              • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                continued from above) but there is another, or related aspect to solar energy long revered by cultures, more recently hinted at by Wilhelm Reich, and finally elucidated in depth by Correa. Its related to the frequency of the electromagnetic spectrum. Reich was of the opinion that a certain form of energy was inimical to life and gave it the term DOR for deadly orgone radiation. Here we get an indication of the importance of these subtle energies in the whole cycle of the biosphere from Correa;
                "… [we have] identified the exact energy magnitudes, frequencies and wavelengths of the ambipolar OR and DOR electric radiations responsible for specific photon production in the context of driving the allotropic cycle of oxygen, ozone and water. [thus we] propose a basic ambipolar radiation structure to the photon signatures characteristic of the basic layers of the atmosphere, and correlate these layers to critical transition processes in the allotropic cycle. Our findings indicate that the aetherochemical and physical processes underlying this cycle play the most fundamental role in structuring the layers of terrestrial atmosphere.
                http://www.aetherometry.com/Electronic_Publications/Science/abs-AS2v2B.php

                • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                  cont.) We are talking, essentially about the fresh morning that gives life and joy to ones step, literally. This is something Reich understood; that mere intellectualism devoid of the personal and emotional involvement, and cause and effect on the larger scale was only partial science. We see a corroboration to assertion (apparently at odds to the chemical absorption theory of light bandwidths) that the beautiful blue of the planet is related to life energy. Correa; "Finally, as the most poignant example of the previous statement, we note that the blue light emanating from the last chemical step in the specific formation of water, occurs very near the ambipolar solar radiation mode we have discovered, and indicates how its dominant atmospheric role in producing a blue sky is the result of an aether electric resonance in the process of water formation. "

                  • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

                    For the more firmly grounded scientific types, I urge you to read the Correas before casting judgement. Maxwell, and Michelson-Morely were uncovering physics, but when is the "final chapter" ever written? This is part of the hubris problem, and affects most of the well educated….

                    • We Not They Finally

                      Confused here. Wilhelm Reich LOVED orgone energy. He promoted it for human well-being. "The orgone box."

                    • HoTaters HoTaters

                      Reich postulated there was both good and harmful orgone energy.

                      Yes, he did build an "orgone accumulator."

                      http://inventors.about.com/od/qrstartinventors/a/orgone.htm

                      For all you "tin foil hat" types, check it out.

                      Have done a lot of reading on this & have built several small orgone devices. Haven't built a cloud buster yet, but have read up on it. Many "in the know" say the orgone energy, if not properly handled, can be very harmful indeed.

                      It's something one needs to use responsibly.

                      Have just become personally aware in the past 10 years as I've sought wellness "subtle" energies are very powerful.

          • HoTaters HoTaters

            MoonlightEmpire, I have also wondered why nothing has been moved off-site. A bad decision indeed. Are they able to move anything off site?

  • GQR2

    i know who here didn't say to themselves when reading 3?! A Three! Not even half way to 8nililation. They keep doubling down on playing Fukushima cheap. They can't ignore forever can they? Its really looking like that's their plan. Accelerate,go for broke ride the planet until she blows. Humanity be damned.

  • ftlt

    They announced they were planning on dumping held bad waters a few weeks ago??? Does this mean they have begun to dump now??

  • Where are organisations like Greenpeace today ? I would expect them to do things like taking seawater samples and do independent analyses, in order to expose the neverending lies told by Tepco, IAEA etc. That kind of stuff is what they used to do in the eighties, at least. However, as it seems they have long sold their souls as well… What a pity 🙁 !

    • GQR2

      Something has happened to the zest of organizations. Something that bears study. Are people ill is what i wonder. Are they so detracted that youth did not join up for the energy. Are they actually broke and disorganized. Are they bought off. The Quiet is chilling.

      • We Not They Finally

        Some so-called "environmental" organizations have been disastrously infiltrated and co-opted. Like look at John Holdren, Obama's energy advisor. Pushing chemtrails to "save us from global warming." Same fellow authored textbooks outright promoting EUGENICS early in his career. He's an evil character, but parades as "an environmentalist saving us from carbon dioxide."

        The whole greenhouse gas chart in "An Inconvenient Truth" is a lie that a bright fourth grader could dissemble. Warmer air has more carbon dioxide in it naturally — even warmer air before there were humans at all!

        No carbon dioxide, fewer plants, and then less OXYGEN for us to breathe. There are deadly pollutants out there, yes! It's just that carbon dioxide isn't one of them.

        Radiation is killing the plankton, source of the world's largest oxygen supply. So the dead plant life will be giving off methane instead of oxygen. And we're getting all panicked over carbon dioxide??!!

        But the environmental groups get "captured." By bad guys pretending to be good.

        • We Not They Finally

          GQR2, the question whether are people "ill," that they are less activist, may have more sinister answers, but difficult to prove for any individual case. See Barrie Trower on that and the sinister uses of EM frequencies to disable people's brains into apathy, confusion, whatever. He's not a "conspiracy theorist," but well-grounded with the British military complex.

          • HoTaters HoTaters

            WNTF, reposting this 4U. You mentioned having colonic issues. Please write to me off-list. Have had similar issues & can share easy-to-implement things from my integrative medicine doc. Had serious vagus nerve issues post-Fuku, it basically paralyzed portions of my gut. Had terrible elimination problems & frozen sphincters. Bad news.

            I do a really simple breathing exercise now. 4-7-8 count is important & it helps settle the nervous system & gets the body out of fight or flight mode. Helps get parasympathetic nervous system working. Here's a link to a video demonstration & Wikipedia article on parasympathetic nervous system. Do maybe 3-4 times at first.

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Wg-UAYGa2A

            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parasympathetic_nervous_system

            IMO the damage to our bodies is harming our glandular systems, adrenals, & it's putting us into a highly stressed "fight or flight" mode. My doc says 80% of our time should be spent in the parasympathetic nervous system dominant mode (resting state), & only 20% in the sympathetic nervous system mode. Doc says modern people operate with the nervous system working opposite of the way it should (sympathetic dominant).

            Doing the exercises has REALLY helped me.

            Hope your relocation search is going well. Sorry you are having to do it after settling in NM; it is beautiful.

            Here's my secure e-mail address, please give me a couple of days to respond:

            HoTaters@hush.com

        • HoTaters HoTaters

          Thank you WNTF. Good comments. Interesting fields of research ….

    • bo bo

      Here is a questionnaire I received from the Sierra Club recently – it cheerfully asked :
      'Give us your Input, what concerns you most?' 🙂

      Question:

      Which of these do you think is the most critical issue facing the environment?

      A. Protecting wildlands and wildlife and creating new national parks and monuments.

      B.Natural gas drilling that exploits regulatory loopholes, ignores environmental protections, and disregards the health of communities.

      C.Coal mining that destroys mountains and pollutes our air and water.Stronger fuel-efficiency standards for cars and trucks.

      D. Other

      …..I have suspicions that it was propaganda masked as a 'questionnaire' 🙁

  • http://lynzy.hubpages.com/hub/Hiroshima_Bombing_Affects

    worth a read, stunning how some "people" tagged it as funny.

    http://wariscrime.com/new/the-13-most-evil-us-government-human-experiments/

    13 being such a special number they will not count fufu or hanford et al.

    tipping the scales to extinction and plagues seems to be the single goal of the misleaders across this planet.

  • cooterboy

    I went out to the IAEA's site, printed a copy of the photograph, enlarged it and scaled it out. I am a draftsman and a picture doesn't lie, assuming the picture is perpendicular to the coastline from the center of the NPS.

    Using a proportional divider:
    Station T-1 is 1.1 km from the center of the NPS. Confirmed
    Station T-2 is not 1.3 km from the center but is 1.78 km., a 62% distance increase. Just looking at the picture you can see the difference.

    http://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/2014/f1issues080414.pdf

    Also there are three breakwaters in the picture that would disrupt the wave actions and flow of water to the deep currents, allowing radioactive water to dissipate more rapidly.

    TEPCO and the IAEA are co-conspirators in this continuing lie, as this picture clearly shows. Are the current high readings then actually 62% higher and is this reasonable? I think so.

    By the way, why can't they put a sensor in the forebay or the harbor? Maybe that revealing answer is more ominous than in anyone's wildest dreams.

    Peace,

    • cooterboy

      Just a side note:

      The report reads;
      "1.3km southern point (T-2-1) — Cs-134 @ 4,400 Bq/m³; Cs-137 @ 12,000 Bq/m³"

      Multipling 12,000 Bq/sq.m by 62%, you get 19,440 Bq/sq.m.

      All's fair in love and war TEPCO.

    • MoonlightEmpire MoonlightEmpire

      Correct…and they called these monitors "sentinels", haha. The one to the north is at the end of a ditch (Check out the pictures at Cryptome)…and so is the one to the South, I believe.

      They love draining water into those ditches.

      And yes, where is the monitor in the port…and the thousand that are needed out at sea?

      Those two monitors that are mentioned appear to be right on the coast…they are not indicative of what is in the water or leaving the plant at all.

  • Sol Man

    Shall a list be started of people that should be off the planet?

    Thanks to Paul Stamets for the idea and his very important work.
    Some better news from TED:
    http://www.ted.com/talks/paul_stamets_on_6_ways_mushrooms_can_save_the_world

  • How Pro Nuclear And Anti 99% Corporations Control Eco Environmental Organizations Like Greenpeace, Sierra Club, 360.org via @AGreenRoad
    http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/2014/04/how-pro-nuclear-and-anti-99.html

    • bo bo

      Dr. Goodheart, add this into your note – After the Green Party in Canada was hijacked the original co-founder of that party that got pushed out in a mutiny founded a group called WildGreens Canada, and it's still the real deal, kicking and screaming against nuclear, and educating people about Fukushima – as far as I know.

      • Any links to a story about this? Because the Green Party is always anti nuclear.. This one would be an exception to the rule and it happens once in awhile; not going to paint the whole green party with a broad brush, just for one outlier.

        However, if the Green party starts accepting corporate donations, watch them fold on the nuclear issue too..

        So far, no corporate donations allowed.. one of the few parties holding that line.. and not selling out.

  • HoTaters HoTaters

    WNTF, please see my comment for you above.

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