[ RadSafe ] Tepco reports contaminated seawater

Jeff Terry terryj at iit.edu
Mon Mar 21 21:12:28 CDT 2011

On March 21st 2011, radioactive materials were detected from the seawater 
around the discharge canal (south) of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power 
Station which was damaged by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku 
earthquake as a result of the sampling survey of radioactive materials in 
the seawater which was implemented as a part of monitoring of surrounding 
TEPCO had informed the result to Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency 
(NISA) and Fukushima prefecture.
Details are as follows;
Re-sampling survey is scheduled tomorrow in the morning.
Same kind of sampling survey is scheduled at Fukushima Daini Nuclear
Power Station to examine radioactive materials spread into the sea in the 

Jeff Terry
Asst. Professor of Physics
Life Science Bldg Rm 166
Illinois Institute of Technology
3101 S. Dearborn St. 
Chicago IL 60616
terryj at iit.edu

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