Monsters and Critics.com - 7 hours ago
Q: What are becquerel, and what are sieverts? A: The unit becquerel (Bq) measures how radioactive a certain substance is, by describing the amount of nuclear decay per second. Radioactive substances emit radiation. The unit for measuring the effect of ...
FAQs: Japan nuclear concerns - Food safety ReliefWeb (press release)
The Japan Times - - 2 hours ago
Radioactive materials that exceeded regulation levels have been found in seawater around the endangered Fukushima nuclear plant, but government officials offered reassurances Tuesday they will not have an immediate effect on people's ...
PR Newswire (press release) - 1 hour ago
The concern is due to high levels of radioactive iodine-131 that have been found in drinking water supplies in parts of Tokyo and surrounding areas.
Focus Taiwan News Channel - 9 hours ago
"Since the radiation is expected to decay to a safe level with time, the houses will not pose any health risk to people living in the neighborhood," he said.
Slightly Irradiated Fava Beans Spur Mystery in Taiwan Wall Street Journal (blog)
R & D Magazine - 7 hours ago
The confirmation was made possible with the use of two nationally-recognized devices developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, which detect nuclear detonations by analyzing the atmosphere for traces of radioactive material.
Sound Politics - 6 hours ago
In public lectures and in meetings with United States senators, he had asked what consideration had been given to radioactive water from geothermal wells, which would be released into the Snake River through Henrys Fork and carried a thousand miles ...
The Local.de - 15 hours ago
Air currents are expected to bring radioactive particles from Japan to Central Europe on Wednesday, though radiation levels will be negligible, the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) said Wednesday.
How Much Radioactive Contamination Is Too Much? Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Kids Canâ€™t Drink Tokyoâ€™s Tap Water Because Of High Radioactivity Gizmodo Australia
KRCRTV.COM - 6 hours ago
Radioactive fuel is stored less than 150 miles from the Northstate, in Eureka at a decommissioned nuclear power plant. The Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power Plant closed in 1976.
Fukushima-Diablo: Welcome to The Great Nuclear Reset The Bay Citizen (blog)
Fukushima fears chill Obama's atomic ambition The Guardian
The Atlantic - - 2 hours ago
Information about the distribution and abundance of radioactive particles in different countries was hard to come by. Misinformation abounded and government officials struggled with how much information to release.
The Atlantic - - 7 hours ago
Jo Yong Hak/Reuters Japanese health authorities have found levels of radioactive iodine and cesium in spinach, milk, and water.
Salem-News.Com - 2 hours ago
EPA and DOE pointed to airborne concentration of Xenon-133, a radioactive gas, in becquerels per cubic meter of air. A becquerel is a measure of radioactive activity, specifically, the decay of one nucleus per second. Were Cesium-137 present in the air ...
Physicians for Social Responsibility Deeply Concerned About Reports of ... CisionWire (press release)
Wall Street Journal - - 22 minutes ago
Government officials in Tokyo urged special precautions with drinking water after detecting traces of radioactive iodine-131 in the water supply that were twice the acceptable level of exposure for children.
How to Protect Yourself from Radiation Exposure Rocklin and Roseville Today
Huffington Post (blog) - 2 hours ago
Way Out West - - 19 hours ago
Coeur d'Alene Press - 14 hours ago
Of the radioactive particles absorbed from the fallout, radioactive iodine is one of the most common. It is easily absorbed and stored in the thyroid.
What to tell patients about radiation fallout risks American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Vancouver Sun - - 12 hours ago
On Tuesday, Japanese officials continued to report high levels of radioactive byproducts in some foods from the region, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency.
No risk from trace levels of radioactivity in Hawaii, EPA says Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Los Angeles Times - 7 hours ago
Although trace amounts of radioactive particles from damaged Japanese nuclear reactors have been detected in Riverside and Anaheim, federal officials said California residents have nothing to fear and that the levels pose no health threat.
Radioactive elements from Japan found in Riverside, Anaheim not harmful Southwest Riverside News Network
JAPAN QUAKE: Traces of radioactivity found in Riverside Press-Enterprise
KUOW NPR - 5 hours ago
The state Health Department has confirmed traces of radioactive iodine from Japan's failed nuclear reactors have reached Seattle.
Wall Street Journal - 2 hours ago
TOKYO (Dow Jones)--People living outside a 30-kilometer radius of Japan's stricken nuclear power plant may have been exposed to elevated levels of radioactive substances, an estimate by Nuclear Safety Commission of Japan showed late Wednesday.
Nuclear energy promoter apologises The Australian
Evening Transcript - - 1 hour ago
Austria's Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics published a report Tuesday calculating that two types of radioactive particles released in the first four days of Japan's nuclear crisis have reached 20 to 50 percent of the levels emitted ...
New York Times - - Apr 9, 2011
In the most dangerous places, current and former workers said, radiation levels would be so high that workers would take turns approaching a valve just to open it, turning it for a few seconds before a supervisor with a stopwatch ordered the job to be ...
Japan to review radiation level used to order evacuations Monsters and Critics.com
Radiation exposure limits to be tightened The Japan Times
Science Now - - 2 hours ago
TOKYO—Japan's government will move people out of some areas outside of the current evacuation and sheltering zones because radiation doses could accumulate to high levels over ...
Low levels of radiation all around us every day Atlanta Journal Constitution
'Japan vague about N-crisis scope' Press TV
KAKE - Apr 7, 2011
According to radiation experts with KDHE and EPA, all of us are exposed to natural radiation on a daily basis. Elevated levels of radioactive material in the US have been expected as a result of the nuclear incident in Japan since radiation is known to ...
Experts Say Don't Worry About Radiation in US Milk San Fernando Valley Sun
LETTER: How much radiation in food is safe? Dailyrecord.com
Critics say EPA radiation monitoring system not adequate The Colorado Independent
UPI.com - Apr 6, 2011
Currently, the government said outside radiation levels greater than 50 millisieverts require evacuation and levels exceeding 10 millisieverts mean residents should remain indoors, Kyodo News reported. "The current standards represent safety in the ...
Video: Japan nuclear crisis 'breakthrough' Al Jazeera
Coast radiation levels miniscule Lakes District News
Wall Street Journal - - 12 minutes ago
Japanese regulators said the decision didn't mean local residents faced immediate harm from current radiation levels, which have declined over the past month. But they said they made the decision over concern that low radiation levels could accumulate ...
Washington Post - - Apr 7, 2011
Japan's ongoing nuclear crisis might prompt officials to revisit that conclusion. With radiation levels higher than expected outside the evacuation zones in some areas, the Japanese government recently asked the United States for potassium iodide. ...
Nuclear radiation: There is no safe dose Zamboanga Today Online
NDTV.com - 9 hours ago
Though airborne radiation levels around the plant have come down in recent weeks, the plant has been battling to contain leaks of highly radioactive water from the facility. The plant's operator, Tokyo Electric Power Company, has pumped water into the ...
Lured to work with radiation The Hindu
Robots absent from Japan's radiation battle Financial Times
Huffington Post - Apr 7, 2011
Chef Eric Ripert of New York seafood mecca Le Bernardin spoke with CNN's John King about his recent purchase of a dosimeter to detect radiation levels in the fish he serves. As he suspected he found "absolutely nothing" but finds the instrument helpful ...
Monsters and Critics.com - Apr 5, 2011
Brussels - The European Union is set to lower the radiation levels it allows in food from earthquake-damaged Japan to match the Asian country's stricter guidelines, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso announced on Tuesday. ...
EU plans tougher radiation limits for Japanese food EUobserver.com
Irish Times - - Apr 6, 2011
“A person would have to drink some 96000 litres of milk with Iodine-131 at current levels to exceed the annual safe limit set to protect consumers,” Prof Alan Reilly, chief executive of the authority said. “There was some evidence that the spread of ...
Japanese radiation hits Europe but levels too low for concern FoodProductionDaily.com