Yahoo News: Cesium over 500,000 Bq/kg detected in canal soil nearby Fukushima gov’t offices

Published: November 15th, 2012 at 10:32 am ET
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Source: Yahoo News
Translation by: Fukushima Diary
Date: November 15

515,000 becquerels per kilogram of cesium was measured from the soil of an irrigation channel in Fukushima city [60km from Daiichi].

It’s Watari area, where is 2km South East of Fukushima prefectural government office.

The measurement was conducted by a citizen’s organization on 10/14/2012.

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Published: November 15th, 2012 at 10:32 am ET
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