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Rockfish Caught off Fukushima Still Exceeds Radioactivity Limits via Maritime Executive

PUBLISHED FEB 8, 2022 3:00 PM BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE Radiation continues to plague local fisheries near Fukushima, Japan, a decade after a massive earthquake caused a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. On Tuesday, Japanese health officials said … Continue reading

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Fish contaminated with radiation caught off northeastern Fukushima Prefecture via The Mainichi

FUKUSHIMA — Radioactive cesium five times above permitted levels in Japan has been detected in black rockfish caught in northeastern Fukushima Prefecture, according to a Feb. 22 announcement by a local fishing association. Some 500 becquerels per kilogram of cesium … Continue reading

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Radiological Dose Rates to Marine Fish from the Fukushima Daiichi Accident: The First Three Years Across the North Pacific via Environmental Science and Technology

Abstract A more complete record is emerging of radionuclide measurements in fish tissue, sediment, and seawater samples from near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FDNPP) and across the Pacific Ocean. Our analysis of publicly available data indicates the dose … Continue reading

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Fish with very high levels of cesium found near Fukushima via The Asahi Shimbun

A fish contaminated with extremely high levels of radiation was found in waters near the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, a government-affiliated research institute said. The Fisheries Research Agency said Jan. 10 the black sea bream had 12,400 … Continue reading

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[audio] Small risk of major fish contamination from Fukushima leak via abc radio

Japanese authorities estimate that 300 tonnes of radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant has been pouring into the Pacific Ocean every day for up to two years. […] BUESSELER: Well, you say it’s not under control and they also … Continue reading

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Treatment Plants Accused of Illegally Disposing Radioactive Fracking Wastewater via EcoWatch

A Pennsylvania industrial wastewater treatment plant has been illegally accepting oil and gas wastewater and polluting the Allegheny river with radioactive waste and other pollutants, according Clean Water Action, which announced today that it is suing the plant. […] State … Continue reading

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Rising radioactive spills leave Fukushima fishermen floundering via Reuters

(Reuters) – Dozens of crabs, three small sharks and scores of fish thump on the slippery deck of the fishing boat True Prosperity as captain Shohei Yaoita lands his latest haul, another catch headed not for the dinner table but … Continue reading

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Worries over highly radioactive fish prompt study via The Asahi

[…] However, in August, two greenlings caught 20 kilometers north of the Fukushima plant were found to have cesium levels of 25,800 becquerels per kilogram, the highest level ever measured in fish since the nuclear accident. The government standard for … Continue reading

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Radiation Still Leaking Into Nearby Japanese Waters via Reader Supported News

ore than 18 months after a magnitude 9.0 earthquake, 40-foot tsunami and nuclear power plant woes that struck Japan starting March 11, 2011, levels of radioactive cesium 134 and cesium 137 originating from the crippled Fukushima-Daiichi plant remain elevated in … Continue reading

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Fish Off Fukushima, Japan, Show Elevated Levels of Cesium via the New York Times

TOKYO — Elevated levels of cesium still detected in fish off the Fukushima coast of Japan suggest that radioactive particles from last year’s nuclear disaster have accumulated on the seafloor and could contaminate sea life for decades, according to new … Continue reading

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