70,000 more “must evacuate around Fukushima” — Contamination up to several million Bq/m2

Published: May 24th, 2011 at 1:21 pm ET
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70 000 must evacuate around Fukushima, AFP, May 24, 2011:

Seventy thousand people living beyond the 20km no-go zone around Fukushima should be evacuated because of radioactivity deposited by the crippled nuclear plant, [France's Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN)] said. [...]

Radioactivity levels in this area range from several hundred becquerels per square metre to thousands or even several million bequerels per square metre, the IRSN report, issued late on Monday, said. [...]

Published: May 24th, 2011 at 1:21 pm ET
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