Category: Accident

TEPCO’s assessment of the planned radioactive contaminated water release into the Pacific Ocean

Presentation by Shaun Burnie, Senior Nuclear Specialist, Greenpeace East Asia On 18 November 2021, TEPCO published its draft assessment on the radiological impact of their planned discharges of radioactive waste water presently stored at...

Fundamental Problems of TEPCO’s Evacuation Plan Revealed by Niigata Prefectural Committee

-Reliable information from nuclear-plant operators is essential for emergency evacuation of local residents- By Sasaki Hiroshi (Vice Chairman of the Niigata Prefectural Committee Investigating Evacuation Methods in a Nuclear Disaster) According to the International...

UNSCEAR 2020 Annual Report: Unilateral Assessment that no Health Effects were Seen Resulting from Exposure in the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

By Kataoka Ryohei (CNIC) The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1) released its report, Levels and Effects of Radiation Exposure due to the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi...

Reference Material: Impacts of the nuclear accident on Fukushima Prefecture—Evacuee numbers, population by district, primary and junior high school students, agricultural output

By Matsukubo Hajime (CNIC) Statistical data on changes in Fukushima Prefecture’s evacuee numbers, population by district, numbers of primary and junior high school students in areas that were evacuated and agricultural output were used...

Long-term Evacuation 10 Years After the Fukushima Nuclear Accident: Results of a Nationwide Survey of Nuclear Accident Evacuees

By Saito Yoko, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher, Institute of Disaster Area Revitalization, Regrowth and Governance, Kwansei Gakuin University Introduction The number of evacuees from Fukushima Prefecture due to the accident at the Tokyo...