Tokyo Finds High Levels of Radiation in Children’s Park

Tokyo Finds High Levels of Radiation in Children’s Park

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Iitate, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, 27 March 2011. Greenpeace radiation safety experts Jan Van de Putte and Jacob Namminga monitor contamination levels at Iitate village, 40km northwest of the crisis-stricken Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear plant, and 20km beyond the official evacuation zone. Radiation levels found by the Greenpeace monitoring team are far above internationally recommended limits – people living here would receive the yearly maximum dose of radioactivity within a few days, yet have not yet been evacuated. Captions and Photo source: ©© Christian Åslund / Greenpeace

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Authorities in the Japanese capital have cordoned off a playground where high levels of radiation were detected this week, reviving concerns about nuclear contamination four years after the Fukushima disaster…

Read Full Article, Reuters

Fukushima Operator Finds New Source of Radiation Leak into Sea, Reuters (02-25-2015)
The operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima found a pool of highly contaminated water on the roof of a plant building and that it had probably leaked into the sea through a gutter when it rained…

Fukushima Accident Still Ongoing After Three Years: Q&A, IPS News (06-20-2014)

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