600 km from Fukushima: High levels of cesium detected in Osaka Bay soil -Report

Published: January 16th, 2012 at 8:03 pm ET


*Google Translation*
Title: Cesium 9,686 Bq / kg soil in Osaka Bay seabed emergency essentials – 1 / 14, strontium-90 detected!
Source: http://dub314.blog.fc2.com
Date: Jan 14, 2012

Cesium 9,686 Bq / kg soil in Osaka Bay seabed emergency essentials – 1 / 14, strontium-90 detected! –
Kind of analysis [core] MAX 9,686Bq/kg

1 / Bay / Osaka grab bottom sampler, December 29
Kansai International Airport near the seabed soil

  • Cesium 134 7,271Bq/Kg
  • Cesium 137 705Bq/Kg
  • Strontium-90 28Bq/Kg

2 / Bay / Osaka grab bottom sampler, December 29
浜寺, seabed soil near the river mouth of the Yamato

  • Cesium 134 8,924Bq/Kg
  • Cesium 137 762Bq/Kg
  • Strontium-90 31Bq/Kg

3 / Bay / Osaka grab bottom sampler, December 29
An Zhichuan estuary to pay near-bottom soil reel

  • Cesium 134 3,527Bq/Kg
  • Cesium 137 269Bq/Kg
  • Strontium-90 ND (not detected)

Tsuna / Awaji

  • Cesium 134 2,590Bq/Kg
  • Cesium 137 172Bq/Kg

Part 4 / Osaka Bay, Whangarei / Nippon December 29

  • Cesium 134 783Bq/kg
  • Cesium-137 39Bq/Kg
  • Strontium-90 ND

Thoughts on why the ratio of cs-134 to cs-137 is so high?

See also:

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Published: January 16th, 2012 at 8:03 pm ET


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53 comments to 600 km from Fukushima: High levels of cesium detected in Osaka Bay soil -Report

  • Tpac Olam Tpac Olam

    Toast. The whole island is uninhabitable. Wonder what the real numbers are in US on Coast and at Cascades???

    • charlie3

      Japan is finished, they just haven’t made it official yet.
      If we can’t stop this crisis somehhow, we all may be finished.

  • StillJill StillJill

    Higher than shit,…from where I’m sittin’, Tpac Olam!

  • Tpac Olam Tpac Olam

    .desrever eb tonnac snwodtlem sti eht dne fo eht dlrow sa ew wonk ti.

  • Whoopie Whoopie

    Japan is gone. No thanks to the NUCLEAR MILITARY COMPLEX.
    They have no other choice: EITHER DIE THERE OR EVACUATE!

    • Whoopie Whoopie


      • Human0815

        And all u do is posting here and at HP.?

        Sounds a little bit, hmmmm, when i know
        a few millions People, Children,
        will be killed i would change
        my Gear for sure!

        • aigeezer aigeezer

          Hmmn. Whoopie tries to get attention by pointing out the severity of the nuke mess. You try to get attention by criticizing Whoopie’s actions.

          “No matter what you do, somebody won’t like it”.

          Hell is other people.


          • Human0815

            Some Truth in your statement and your Story
            but let us stay on that Spot:
            When i am sure that this is the End i would start a Celebration instead of spending my last Days in the Internet!

            But of course this is only my personal opinion and has nothing to do with other People!

            And i have no benefit from the Attention i get
            for “criticizing Whoopie,
            it is more kind of a Feedback from me for her and not for other People 🙂

            • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

              Okay….Human0815.. leave Whoopie alone.
              She is just about the only one around here that is willing to put up with the numbskulls at HP.
              Someone’s got to do it…lol

            • Whoopie Whoopie

              Human, I understand what your saying totally.
              Many times I think WTH am I doing!! I guess it is my hope of HOPES, if I can wake at least ONE PERSON UP, then my efforts wont be in vane. HUGS. 🙂
              (all enenews=users)

              • HoTaters HoTaters

                Whoopie, I agree. We all have different methods of getting our point across. I don’t have the patience to post somewhere like H.P. where I know “numbskulls” who aren’t using critical thought processes will reject facts w/o doing any thinking or research on their own.

                The one personal friend of mine I tried to “enlighten” about Fukushima told me she thought all the “bad news is scaremongering.” This is a very smart person. I got pure denial.

                It’s often easier to get your point across with strangers than with people you know. The Internet can/is an excellent tool for waking people up. I credit my reasonably sentient state to Internet alternative news!

                Keep on keepin’ on!

                Meanwhile, it’s probably healthy if we read the opinions and “theories” or hypotheses of the opposition. There are no doubt at least a few grains of truth hidden there among the massive cow-pucky.

  • ZombiePlanet ZombiePlanet

    I’m sure the water is safe as long as there are no large aquatic mammals a drift, belly up.

    As far as the soil goes, maybe a few more street lights will make the area more plausible. Sunflowers an added +. (What about digital street signs, like the cops use for speeding cars, showing the life expectancy of those in vehicles parked there.) Then again with the projected decline in property values, local Gov bankster ‘types could buy the area up and construct a school building there… for profit of course (lets be reasonable here!)

    Noticed that tonight on Rense Raido Network the schedule shows:

    Texe Marrs
    Rep Candidates Grovel
    To Israel – Iran War?

    From England
    Terrible Tim Rifat
    Geopolitical Analysis

    Michael Collins
    Fukushima Radiation In
    US…More Dead

    From Hong Kong
    Yoichi Shimatsu
    Fukushima Insanity Grows

    Starts at 10:00 PM Eastern time, USA

  • arclight arclight

    “One interesting feature of the Sacramento and Sonoma soil samples is that the ratio of Cesium-137 to Cesium-134 is very large — approximately 17.6 and 5.5, respectively. All of our other soil samples until now had shown ratios of between 1 and 2. We know from our air and rainwater measurements that material from Fukushima has a cesium ratio in the range of approximately 1.0 to 1.5,…..”

    and they just released the november rain sample and that was fine! after all that fuss!! :/


    dumping cesiun high in cs 134 into osaka bay!

    one of the off shore toxic dumps has a spill!

    sludge , sewage,

    oh and this article

    High levels of radioactivity above crippled Japanese reactor
    May 25, 2011

    “Tokyo – The operator of a damaged Japanese nuclear power station said Wednesday it detected high levels of radioactive caesium above one of the Fukushima Daiichi plant’s six reactors.

    Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) said the density of radioactive caesium-134 above reactor 1 was 18 times the permissible level.

    Since the plant was hit by a magnitude-9 earthquake and tsunami on March 11, it has leaked radioactive materials into the environment.

    The operator on Sunday started to measure the level of radioactive substances above reactors number 1 to 4 and detected 360 becquerels of caesium-134 per cubic metre above reactor 1, where most of the fuel rods are believed to have melted, public broadcaster NHK reported.

    TEPCO also found 7.5 times the 50-bequerel limit of caesium-134 above reactor 4, which has no fuel in its core. The substance was believed to have come from the fuel storage pool and reactor number 3, NHK said.

    The company plans to cover the reactor buildings with polyester sheets to prevent the further dispersal of radioactive substances.


  • dosdos dosdos

    My first speculation on the cesium ratio, with the presence of strontium-90 would be a process that extracts cesium-137 and not the others. A process as such would be similar to the Daiichi water decontamination process, or perhaps incineration with a cesium-137 filter. With a bit of compacting (lighter substances flowing with the current, heavier substances settling on the bottom) in the act of dumping ash, the cesium-137 level would probably be below 500 Bq/kg upon release into the water. So this was probably ash that was considered safe to dump in the ocean, because it passed the cesium-137 test, with no other tests made. Now, where did the ash originate is the big question, with cesium-134 that prominent after ten months.

  • Whoopie Whoopie

    Max Headroom just posted this @ HP:
    “A news story on the local Phoenix news ABC 15 stated that thyroid cancer is on the rise in Arizona. Reasons listed included obesity, better detection and radiation exposure from dental x-rays. But radiation exposure from Fukushima fallout was left off the list. Really???”
    THE SPIN CONTINUES and will continue until we’re all dying and DEAD.

  • maaa

    Don’t worry people. The radioactive cesium will be gone after 300 years. Are we really the smartest animal on earth?

  • Pallas89juno Pallas89juno

    I think the sea food eating aspect of Japanese culture is going to have to relocate to another part of the world, if that would even do any good. The changes required for basic survivability are the most outrageous expected of any culture. The Japanese must blame those responsible, and blame is definitely required here for change to be made. The top must be chopped.

  • Anthony Anthony

    The meltdown and the media
    Jan 16th 2012, 15:02 by K.N.C. | TOKYO

    ***IT WAS billed as an historic occasion: the first independent panel of Japan’s Diet (parliament), and a rare moment of bipartisanship. On January 16th, the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (NAIIC) held its first public hearing. Some 50 members of the public, and around 100 journalists, attended. 

    The group received the reports of other official panels. First, from a committee named by the prime minister which delivered a blistering interim report lin December (as described in The Economist). Also, by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which runs the Fukushima nuclear plant—and whose report downplayed the incident. Even the ministry of education produced a report.

    Japan’s media operate under a “press club” system that can lead to a form of self-censorship. News is doled out in unofficial interactions with the press. This serves many interests. For government and to a lesser extent business, it keeps the media on a tight leash and controls content. For individual journalists, it gives the veneer of exclusive information and inside access. For newspapers, it lessens the chance of being scooped by rivals, so everyone can work under less pressure. 

    Because no outlet can afford to get dropped from the press club, no one dares rocks the boat. And though politicians complain about the practice, it suits their interests. They pretend that the clubs are not officially sanctioned, but rather run by the journalists themselves. However that’s not strictly true. After all, ministries including the prime minister’s office, provide the press clubs with large workrooms inside their own buildings. ***


  • bmurr bmurr

    Two days in a row now i have watched the water booms that were used early in the accident to spay water om the spent fuel pools being used on fuel pool 4. People have been reporting what looks like a yellow glow at building 4. Possible fire? Is fuel pool four burning away since the new year earthquake thay we were told probably cracked pool 4’s concrete walls?

    • Noah

      MOX Fuel Pool 4 the Game Changer

      The Crisis has quietly reached a new level. With Fuel Pool 4 burning, Plutonium is now the big player in airborne suspended particulate entering the jet stream.

      What I am doing now
      I have upgraded my detection gear and looking to track and record radiation levels 24/7.

      I have stopped my air travel. With MOX in the jetstream, flying at altitude through the jetstream for hours will be hazardous. Planning surface transportation from this point on.

      Implemented newly developed Aluminum removal protocol, to increase total body cell health and reduce body heavy metal burden. Amazing results.

      • 8thandLamar 8thandLamar

        Haven’t seen you here in awhile.

        Loved all your practical actions.

        Don’t be such a stranger, thanks for everything!

  • Anthony Anthony

    Nukes of hazard
    The fallout from nuclear power
    Oct 15th 2011 | LEISTON, SUFFOLK | from the print edition


  • Anthony Anthony

    Independent Panel to Start Inquiry Into Japan’s Nuclear Crisis

    Published: January 16, 2012
    TOKYO – A powerful and independent panel of specialists appointed by Japan’s Parliament is challenging the government’s account of the accident at a Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, and will start its own investigation into the disaster – including an inquiry into how much the March earthquake may have damaged the plant’s reactors even before the tsunami.

    The bipartisan panel with powers of subpoena is part of Japan’s efforts to investigate the nuclear calamity, which has displaced more than 100,000 people, rendered wide swaths of land unusable for decades and spurred public criticism that the government has been more interested in protecting vested industry interests than in discovering how three reactors were allowed to melt down and release huge amounts of radiation.

    Several investigations – including inquiries by the plant operator, Tokyo Electric Power, and the government – have blamed the scale of the tsunami that struck Japan’s northeastern coast in March, knocking out vital cooling systems at the plant.

    But critics in Japan and overseas have called for a fuller accounting of whether Tokyo Electric Power, or Tepco, sufficiently considered historically documented tsunami risks, and whether it could have done more to minimize the damage once waves hit the plant


  • ZombiePlanet ZombiePlanet

    I understand the Japan elite “industrial banksetr scum” are now setting up a small city and production facilities in southern India. To keep their money flowing and support their junkie $$ habit with a luciferin objective, at our expense.

    They will hide themselves from the deformed birth atrocities that their homeland will now experience. Bug-eyed babies, along with double genital males and, triple breasted girls whom seek help form the pharmaceutical based demonic structure, they profit from.

    A Brave New World.

  • Anthony Anthony

    U.S. envoy reiterates pledge to support Japan — U.S. Ambassador John Roos reiterated Monday that the United States will continue to support Japan as an ally, as the crisis-hit country moves toward reconstruction 10 months on from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that triggered the Fukushima nuclear crisis.


    • ZombiePlanet ZombiePlanet

      Keen insight you exhibit with this data.

      Do you have any personal expression as to what it will avail?

      (Please skip the copy/paste of others that fall upon, continual, documented failure.)



  • WindorSolarPlease

    I’m not saying bentonite doesn’t help. Just wondering if: Bentonite Performance Minerals LLC – Halliburton the same Halliburton that had doings with the Gulf Disaster?


  • arclight arclight

    Geraldine Thomas 12 january 2012 concerning fukushima

    “Caesium does not accumulate in any tissue, and so the dose received over a long period of time (Caesium has a half-life of 30 years, iodine a half-life of 8 days) is a low whole body dose. High doses of non-radioactive Caesium can damage the heart (several grams per day over a long period) and high doses of radioactive Caesium can be used as a cancer treatment.

    However, the amount of Caesium ingested by the population was small.”

    Some info

    (Oreochromis niloticus) RAISED IN WATER CONTAMINATED WITH
    Sylvia I.P. 1, Indah Rachmatiah Siti Salami2, Poppy Intan Tjahaya3
    Program Study Environmental Engineering
    Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering Institut Teknologi Bandung

    “Potassium is a mineral that helps the kidneys function normally. It is also an electrolyte, a substance that conducts electricity in the body. Potassium is crucial to heart function and plays a key role in skeletal and smooth muscle contraction, making it important for normal digestive and muscular function, too. That is why cesium which has the same characteristic with potassium largely distributed into internal organ especially to
    heart and kidney.”


    • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

      Hi arclight – Geraldine Thomas! You’re the biggest fan of hers, right! From what she talks one could assume there’s already too much cesium accumulated in that (small) brain!

      Big HI to all enenewsers. You rock. Over & out, off to save the world

      • arclight arclight

        not to sure how stupid or not is “our” geraldine.. have to get back to you on that one 🙂

        she was good enough to reply to the email sent to imperial college though! and maybe she hasnt seen the data against the ICRP model as well as comments from science proffessionals… so its a bit of a sticking point, from a dialogue point of view!!

        interesting her point about the normal cesium being bad and the radioactive one being none existant nearly! sounds like she was having a pop at dear old proffessor chris busby… cant wait for his response to her more direct attacks on the peer reviewed documentation he has! should be interesting!! bet the guardian are sweating!! and they should be!

        how do tyou get a mobile number from an email address?? anyone!! just wondering!! do you have to “phone a friend” ?

        take care b and b! good luck with your jihad!! :)-

  • StillJill StillJill

    Good for you B&B, we miss you, but know there’s so much work to be done! Thanks friend, stay close, K?

    • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

      I’ll stay in enenews orbit and crash down here frequently, StillJill!
      Good thoughts to you from halfway around the earthship 🙂

  • The winter winds coming from the north are taking thier toll !

  • xanteacher

    this post is dubious: there is no source cited in the blog; gives a twitter account that will then offer the source, but when that is pursued, it returns as a dead link. Until it is substantiated, this is suspicious.

    As of to date, Osaka has been mildly contaminated — water evaporation of the municipal water tanks revealed a residue 17 Bq/sq. meter — of course there will be areas with higher concentration through runoffs, eddies (water and air), etc., but nothing that would indicate a serious contamination like this report suggests.

    The biggest concern in Osaka is still contaminated food and the possibility that the prefecture (county) will begin burning radioactive debris from April or May if the government doesn’t heed the outcry from Osaka/Kyoto/Kobe residents over the proposal to ‘share the pain’ of Kanto/Tohoku.

    Lesson from this: sources have to be substantiated