2,700,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 measured from groundwater nearby Reactor 2

Following up this article.. Strontium-90 detected from seawater of Fukushima plant port in 95% of the tests [URL]

Extremely high level of Strontium–90 was measured from groundwater of various places in Fukushima plant area, according to Tepco.

The sampling date was from this January to March. Sr-90 was measured from all of the 30 measurements.

Newer data hasn’t been published.

The most contaminated area was the seaside of Reactor 2.

The highest reading was 2,700,000,000 Bq/m3. Even the second highest reading was 1,900,000,000 Bq/m3.

Tepco doesn’t mention the most likely cause, however at least it is clear that the “large” area of Fukushima plant has Sr-90 contamination spreading.

See also.. Nuclear Expert “Fukushima plant is now like a swamp of radioactive material due to the contaminated water” [URL 2]

http://www.tepco.co.jp/nu/fukushima-np/f1/smp/2014/images/2tb-east_14072501-j.pdf

You read this now because we’ve been surviving until today.

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