Monday, July 15, 2019

Fukushima Daiichi in the News

Evacuation orders for Okuma partially lifted:

Evacuation order partially lifted for Fukushima plant hosting town, but challenges remain April 10, 2019 (Mainichi Japan)
TOKYO -- The government lifted an evacuation order for part of the town of Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, at the stroke of 12 a.m. on April 10, some eight years after the entire town was evacuated due to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station disaster. The lifting of the evacuation order was the first of its kind for a host town of the nuclear plant, which straddles Okuma and the town of Futaba. 

Fukushima-derived uranium found in local environment:

University of Bristol (2019, June 26). New research identifies Fukushima reactor material in environment. PhysOrg. 
...Following the isolation of the sub-mm particulate from environmental samples obtained from localities close to the FDNPP, the team first utilised the high-resolution combined X-ray tomography and X-ray fluorescence mapping capabilities of the Coherence Imaging (I13) beamline at the Diamond Light Source. From these results, it was possible to determine the location of the various elemental constituents distributed throughout the highly-porous fallout particle, including the exact positions of micron-scale inclusions of uranium around the particles exterior.


Peter G. Martin et al. Provenance of uranium particulate contained within Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 ejecta material, Nature Communications (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10937-z\

Posited effects of Fukushima radiation exposure on wild monkeys, published in 2018:
Momoko Suda (Nov 25 2018). Effects of suspected radiation exposure seen in Fukushima wild monkeys: researchers. The Mainichi.
TOKYO -- Researchers found fewer cells that become blood in the bone marrow of wild Japanese macaques living in northeastern Japan's Fukushima Prefecture along with the delayed growth of fetuses after the 2011 nuclear crisis, possibly due to radiation exposure. 
Effects on humans unknown and not investigated....

Precipitation 40% and Humidity 96% but looks like rain:


  1. Progressive New York State has a plan to phase out oil, coal and gas; and replace with wind, solar and NUCLEAR POWER! Yes, climate change means nuclear power. Very sneaky since they have known all along that the green energies would be insufficient.

  2. New York can utilize the enormous tidal power up the Hudson River.
    There's already a successful test of it on the East River but the energy mafia runs the gov. office.

    1. At least until it freezes which a future may bring about.


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