I'm now living near Kogasaki incineration facility, in distance with only about 7 km, so it seems beginning of nightmare for me.
Radioactive garbage will come from Ishinomaki city in Miyagi prefecture, and Miyagi prefecture is located next to Fukushima prefecture. Following two reports show that Ishinomaki city is widely contaminated by radioactive materials:
According to RTTNews, Chinese customs found radioactive waste from Japan. It was found in the city of Ningbo, east coast of China, which locates about 1243 miles (2000 km) far away from Fukushima, as shown in above map. We have to pay attention to all imported materials from Japan.
Chinese Customs Intercepts Radioactive Waste From Japan
6/6/2012 4:08 AM ET
(RTTNews) - Customs officials in China have intercepted 1,127 tons of imported waste metals from Japan with excessive gamma rays in the coastal city of Ningbo in the country's east.
Radiation levels of the waste metals, imported by a recycled metal company in Ningbo, was twice the national standard and hazardous to humans and the environment, Chinese state media reported on Tuesday quoting Customs officials.
The metals contained caesium-137, a radioactive isotope of caesium. Small amounts of caesium-137 were released into the environment during nuclear weapon tests and nuclear accidents, most notably the Chernobyl disaster.
Customs authorities have ordered the cargo to be returned after referring the case to the anti-smuggling department for further investigations.
Ningbo Customs has intercepted 8,544 tons of imported scrap metals with excessive radiation from Japan since the tsunami-triggered Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011, said Customs officer Wang Lingbao.
by RTT Staff Writer
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Scrap metals from Japan found radioactive
Updated: 2012-06-06 21:08By Shi Yingying (chinadaily.com.cn)
Radiation levels found in 1,127 tons of scrap metals imported from Japan exceeded China's regulated safe levels three times over, authorities with Zhejiang Ningbo's customs said on Wednesday.
The metals came from Japan's Chiba Port , a port near a nuclear plant that was crippled after Japan's earthquake. The radiation level was Cesium -137, and local customs officials said the cargo was prohibited to enter China, according to the country's law.
Dai Weigu, deputy chief of Ningbo Zhenhai Customs' department of logistics monitoring, said the cargo was added to their "list of special attention" when they received its entry declaration. "We figured it came from Chiba Port, the area with high radiation risk," said Dai.
He said the radiation detector's alarm went off during the discharging process at Zhenhai's port on June 4.
This is the second time Zhejiang Ningbo's customs has tracked high radiation levels this year.