No Ocean-Borne Radiation From Fukushima Detected On West Coast Shoreline

Oregon Coast. Photo source: ©© Pat Kight


Scientists working together on Kelp Watch 2014 announced today that the West Coast shoreline shows no signs of ocean-borne radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, following their analysis of the first collection of kelp samples along the western U.S. coastline…

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