Bluefin Tuna Carries Radiation That Emanates From Japan’s Crippled Nuclear Plant

Previously, smaller fish and plankton were found with elevated levels of radiation in Japanese waters after a magnitude-9 earthquake in March 2011 triggered a tsunami that badly damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi reactors.

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Japan Has Never Anticipated That Severe Nuclear Disaster Could Be Caused By A Tsunami

Japanese government regulators, [the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency] and the operators of the tsunami-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant, [Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO)] did not take precautionary measures in anticipation that a severe nuclear disaster could be caused by a tsunami such as the one that hit the nuclear power plant facility.

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After Fukushima, Japan Obliges To Adopt Power Austere Measures

The Tokyo Electric Power Company, or Tepco, the operator of Fukushima plant, issues a forecast in the evening for the next day, then refines the forecast the following morning.

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