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Press Release (Apr 10,2011)
Detection of Radioactive Materials form Seawater near Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (18th release)
On March 21st, 2011, a sampling survey, conducted as a part of monitoring 
of surrounding environment, detected radioactive materials in the seawater 
around the water discharge port (south) of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power 
Station which was damaged by the Tohoku-Chihou-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake. 
Therefore, we informed Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) and the 
government of Fukushima Prefecture of the results.

We have also informed NISA of the results of seawater sampling surveys 
which have been implemented since April 2nd at three different points 
within 15 km area of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. (Since April 
5th, sampling has been implemented at six different points, and since 
April 6th, it has been conducted twice a day at six different points.)

The data of detected three nuclides (Iodine-131, Cesium-134 and 
Cesium-137) will be reported as fixed data. Other nuclides figures are to 
be re-evaluated based on the improved measures for recurrence prevention 
which have been prepared in accordance to a strong warning by NISA on 
April 1st.
                                                   (previously announced)

On April 9th, 2011, we conducted sampling surveys to evaluate the spread 
of radioactive materials which were detected at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear 
Power Station. Since the radioactive materials were detected as shown in 
the appendix, we informed NISA and the government of Fukushima Prefecture 
of the results.

We planned to take samples at six points at 15 km offshore yesterday. 
However, we canceled it due to the bad weather as the day before yesterday. 
Since the bad weather still continues today, sampling has also been 

We will continuously conduct the same sampling surveys 
Appendix1:Results of Nuclide Analysis of Seawater <Shore>(PDF 12.6KB) 
Appendix2:Radioactivity Density of Seawater(Bq/cm3)(PDF 10.7KB) 
Appendix3:Radioactivity Density of Seawater at North of 1F 5 - 6 Discharge 
          Channel(approx. 30 m north of 5-6u discharge channel)(Bq/cm3) 
                                                              (PDF 20.4KB) 
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