Fukushima day care center hot spots, Kyodo, August 31, 2011:
Two day care centers and a high school building in Fukushima Prefecture remain contaminated with high levels of radioactive matter even after they underwent cleanup work, Greenpeace Japan said.
On the ground of the yard at one day care center, the radiation was as high as 0.9 microsieverts per hour, or nearly 8 millisieverts per year, while the reading below its roof reached 7.1 microsieverts, according to the environmental group’s findings earlier this month, Greenpeace said Monday.
A maximum reading at the high school was 7.9 microsieverts per hour [...]
Published: August 31st, 2011 at 11:43 am ET