Radioactive Isotope Detected in California, Wall Street Journal, March 18, 2011 at 6:37 pm EST:
U.S. officials detected the presence of a radioactive isotope in California on Friday that appeared to come from the Fukushima nuclear-power plant in Japan…
U.S. officials say the levels are consistent with their expectations and pose no risk to human health.
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Department said in a statement a radiation monitor in Sacramento, Calif., detected minuscule quantities of the radioactive isotope xenon-133. The readings validated similar ones from March 16 and 17 taken from monitors in Washington state, they said. …
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Published: March 18th, 2011 at 6:55 pm ET