Radiation Station Stats, EnviroReporter, July 8, 2011:
10:05 pm 10-minute INTERIOR average: 39.9 CPM 9:50 pm 10-minute EXTERIOR average: 45.6 CPM NORMAL
4:00 pm INTERIOR spot reading in Santa Monica market with approximate background of 39 CPM – Two peaches sustained 81 CPM and above or over two times background (208% of site background).
. . . → Read More: Report: Peaches in Los Angeles-area found with radiation at more than double site background levels
Contaminated soil a concern at Los Alamos lab, Reuters, July 11, 2011:
[...] crews at the Los Alamos National Laboratory have begun removing contaminated soil from nearby canyons out of a concern that flash flooding could wash toxins into the Rio Grande [that supplies drinking water for Santa Fe and many other communities] officials . . . → Read More: Los Alamos lab begins removing radioactive soil from canyons to prevent contamination from spreading after fire
Radioactive Beef Distributed Nationwide in Japan, Arirang, July 12, 2011:
Various Japanese media outlets reported Tuesday that beef containing radioactive cesium was found to have been distributed nationwide, including major cities such as Tokyo and Osaka.
Media reports say that some 190 kilograms of meat has already been distributed and a good amount has . . . → Read More: Shock? Cow meat with high levels of radiation now circulating all over Japan — Cattle had previously only been screened for radioactivity on skin
Radioactive ash found in waste plants near Tokyo, AFP, July 12, 2011:
Japanese waste incineration plants near Tokyo [200 km from Fukushima plant] have found high levels of radiation in ash, and officials said Tuesday it may be from garden waste [...]
[T]he radioactive ash collected in late June and early July, at concentrations . . . → Read More: Radioactive ash at 70,000+ bq/kg found near Tokyo — Collected in late June and early July
High levels of radiation detected in Northwest rainwater, KING 5, July 11, 2011:
A Seattle nuclear watchdog group is accusing the federal government of failing to keep the public informed of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster. [...]
“Our government said no health levels, no health levels were exceeded.When in fact the rain water . . . → Read More: Local TV: Feds accused of failing to keep public informed of radiation from Fukushima (VIDEO)