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A Bend in the Road

In General on March 28, 2011 at 1:51 AM

This blog, Fukushima Facts, is going to be discontinued due a recent personal loss.

I’ll try to resume the task in the future.

Thanks to everybody interested in the blog.

Today’s Pictures 24/March/2011

In Graphics on March 24, 2011 at 8:48 AM

In this photo released by Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, Tokyo Electric Power Co. workers collect data in the control room for Unit 1 and Unit 2 at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan on Wednesday, March 23. <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY PHOTOBLOG>

PHOTOBLOG – LINK

 

Pump it up: Water-spraying operations to cool down a spent nuclear-fuel pool at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant's No. 4 reactor continue Tuesday with trucks using a concrete squeeze pump and a 50-meter arm for pouring water from a higher point. KYODO PHOTO <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE>

THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE – LINK

 

S. Korean rescue team back home A rescue worker undergoes a radiation check in Seoul on March 23, 2011, after returning from a search and rescue operation in northeastern Japan. The South Koreans arrived in Japan three days after the March 11 quake and tsunami disaster as the first team among foreign rescuers. (Kyodo) <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY KYODO NEWS>

KYODO NEWS – LINK

 

In this photo released by the Department of Health, samples of imported Japanese fava beans tainted with radiation is seen in undisclosed place in Taoyuan county, Taiwan, Sunday, March 20, 2011. An official of Taiwan’s Atomic Energy Council said Sunday they have detected a small amount of radiation on imported Japanese fava beans, although the levels are not harmful to human health. <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY CHINA REAL TIME REPORT>

CHINA REAL TIME REPORT – LINK

 

Relevant News 24/March/2011

In Breaking News on March 24, 2011 at 5:52 AM

FUKUSHIMA LOCAL TIME UTC+9 – THE WORLD CLOCK [LINK]

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Food problems worsen

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 24/03/2011

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H.K. to ban Japanese food over nuclear fear

KYODO NEWS – 24/03/2011

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Japan finds radioactive contamination in more vegetables, water

KYODO NEWS – 24/03/2011

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IAEA concerned about Fukushima food radiation

THE ASAHI SHIMBUN – 23/03/2011

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Kan widens ban on contaminated food

MASAMI ITO – THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE – 24/03/2011

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EDITORIAL: Citizens, government must cooperate on tainted food

THE ASAHI SHIMBUN – 23/03/2011

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Slightly Irradiated Fava Beans Spur Mystery in Taiwan

PAUL MOZUR – CHINA REAL TIME REPORT – 24/03/2011

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Radiation rises in Tokyo water

MINORU MATSUTANI – THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE – 24/03/2011

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Highly radioactive cesium detected in Ibaraki

THE ASAHI SHIMBUN – 23/03/2011

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Infant radiation dose over 30 km from plant may be over 100 millisieverts

JAPAN TODAY – 24/03/2011

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Over a year’s worth of radiation measured in a week in city of Fukushima

THE MAINICHI DAILY NEWS – 24/03/2011

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Govt to pay compensation for radiation damage

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 24/03/2011

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Foreign Airlines Reducing Japan Flights, Avoiding Narita

NIKKEI.COM – 24/03/2011

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Many foreign embassies in Tokyo close or move elsewhere after quake

THE MAINICHI DAILY NEWS – 24/03/2011

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Evacuees Fear Throwback to Atomic-Bomb Discrimination

YOREE KOH – JAPAN REAL TIME – 23/03/2011

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Evacuee obeys call to help out at N-plant

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 24/03/2011

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Neutron beam observed 13 times

KYODO NEWS – THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE – 24/03/2011

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Lights go on to sighs of relief

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 24/03/2011

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Control room power restored / Revived panel warns of high temperatures; pumps turn to fresh water

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 24/03/2011

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Tepco puts focus on reactivating cooling pumps at reactors 3, 4

ALEX MARTIN – THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE – 24/03/2011

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Plant workers say disaster shattered nuclear safety myth

MIYUKI INOUE, MASAMI HORIE & HIROAKI KOJIMA – THE ASAHI SHIMBUN – 23/03/2011

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OPINION: Information controlled when atomic power out of control

PAUL GUNTER – KYODO NEWS – 22/03/2011

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Preparation for nuke crisis woeful

ERIC TALMADGE – THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE – 24/03/2011

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Nuclear meltdowns and Japanese culture

GREGORY CLARK – THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE – 24/03/2011

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Tsunami-driven ships carved path of destruction

TSUYOSHI NAGANO – THE ASAHI SHIMBUN – 23/03/2011

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