Cesium-137 levels in Vermont milk at 66% of maximum contaminant level allowed by EPA
Cesium-137 In Vermont Milk, Jeff McMahon (Forbes blog), Apr. 8 2011:
… Cesium-137 has been found in American milk—in Montpelier, Vermont—for the first time since the Japan nuclear disaster began…
The cesium-137 found in milk in Vermont is the first cesium detected in milk since the Fukushima-Daichi nuclear accident occurred last month. The sample contained 1.9 picoCuries per liter of cesium-137, which falls under the same 3.0 [pCi/L] standard. …
Read the article here.
Read the EPA report here.
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