Doug Lerner reports from Tokyo and St. Louis, and points beyond…

No-go zone trespassers face fines, arrest
The government declares the 20-km evacuation area around the radiation-spewing Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant a no-go zone, urging residents to abide by the order for their own safety or possibly face fines or detention.
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110422a1.html

Leaks into sea 20,000 times over safe limit
Tokyo Electric Power Co. says radioactive substances that leaked into the sea from its crisis-hit nuclear plant over six days from April 1 totaled an estimated 5,000 terabecquerels, 20,000 times more than the annual allowable limit for the plant.
 http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110422a2.html

Co-op sold banned spinach
A Tokyo-based cooperative has delivered spinach grown in the town of Tako, Chiba Prefecture, to consumers in three eastern prefectures despite a government ban on shipments due to concerns about radiation, the Chiba Prefectural Government says.
 http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110422a3.html

Small amounts of iodine found in breast milk
http://search.japantimes.co.jp/mail/nn20110422b1.html

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Comments on: "April 22 update on Japan earthquake/tsunami/nuclear power plant events" (1)

  1. yackle01 said:

    Radiation everywhere. Stay away from it. Love,Mimi and Muttle

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