Fukushima’s Radiation Effects: World Experts to Assess Impacts

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Pre-eminent world experts on the effects of atomic radiation agree today to start an assessment of the radiological impact of the events at the TEPCO (Fukushima-Daiichi) nuclear power plant following the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

The United Nations Scientific Committee on the effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) expects to have preliminary findings by May of next year.

“They ought to provide scientific insight on the magnitude of the releases to atmosphere and to the ocean, and the range of radiation doses received by the public and workers, the assessment will be in broad terms,” Wolfgang Weiss, chair of the Committee said today…

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