Radioactive material released from Fukushima plant doubled up since last year. The released amount of Cs-137 and Cs-134 from the crippled reactors in Fukushima plant reached over the double compared to the previous year. Tepco released their monthly report about the additional atmospheric contamination on 25th February 2019. According to the report, from January 2018 to January 2019, 933,000,000 Bq of Cs-137 and Cs-134 were release from the buildings of reactor 1, 2, 3 and 4 in total. It was 471,000,000 Bq during the corresponding period of the previous year.
Fukushima Diary 23rd March 2019 read more »
Japan will for the first time next month lift an evacuation order in one of two towns where the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is located, officials said Tuesday. The government plans to lift the order for part of Okuma town on April 10, cabinet office official Yohei Ogino told AFP. It will be the first time the government has lifted an evacuation order in the towns — Okuma and Futaba — that host the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Japan Today 26th March 2019 read more »
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Japan prepares to lift Fukushima evacuation order allowing residents to return eight years after devastating nuclear accident left 18,000 dead.
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