Daniel Hirsch, a nuclear policy lecturer at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Bay Citizen, April 1, 2011:
“It’s troubling that the EPA has to date not provided any precipitation data of its own, while measurements that have been made by states and others across the country are indicating somewhat surprising elevations of iodine-131.” …
“It is striking that rainwater could be measured in Berkeley with radioiodine that is that far above the level you would generally be permitted to drink.”
Read the report here.
Bay Citizen via NY Times here.
First reported at enenews.com: Radioactive Iodine-131 in rainwater sample near San Francisco 18,100% above federal drinking water standard
Published: April 2nd, 2011 at 2:28 am ET
- EPA: Radioactive Iodine-131 levels in PA & MA rainwater “exceed maximum contaminant level permitted in drinking water” March 29, 2011
- NY Times contributor confirms California rainwater 181 times above drinking water standards for radioactive iodine-131 April 2, 2011
- Radioactive Iodine-131 in rainwater sample near San Francisco 18,000% above federal drinking water standard March 31, 2011
- Radioactive Iodine-131 in Pennsylvania rainwater sample over 3,000% of federal drinking water standard March 29, 2011
- Canadian Official: Iodine-131 in rainwater was above recommended level for drinking water during March — “It should not exceed the guideline” — Gov’t failed to disclose findings January 14, 2012