“Quite Exceptional”: France reveals detection of iodine-131 — Says it could be from nuclear reactor

Published: November 16th, 2011 at 1:48 am ET
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France detects radioactive iodine traces in air , Agence France Presse, Nov. 15, 2011:

[...] Concentrations of iodine 131 measuring a few microbecquerels per cubic metre were detected last week at four monitoring stations in northern and eastern France, the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) said.

“Although the presence of iodine 131 over national territory is quite exceptional… the level of concentrations that have been observed are of no risk for public health,” it said in a press release. [...]

the source is unlikely to be Japan´s crippled nuclear power plant at Fukushima, where iodine was released in March but later stopped, the agency said.

A possible source could be a reactor used for electricity or research or a plant using iodine 131 to make medical devices, the IRSN speculated. [...]

Here is the complete list of European countries that have reported detections of iodine-131 in recent days:

Published: November 16th, 2011 at 1:48 am ET
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3 comments to “Quite Exceptional”: France reveals detection of iodine-131 — Says it could be from nuclear reactor

  • shockwave shockwave

    Bullshit everywhere!

    If nowhere is broken, it must be from fuku…

    I wonder how high is US


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  • arclight arclight

    “The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna said last Friday that “very low levels” of iodine 131 had been detected in the air in the Czech Republic.

    Poland, Slovakia and Austria also reported abnormal but still very low levels. Poland´s atomic energy agency said local readings of iodine 131 had been a hundred times higher in March after the Fukushima accident.”

    full real list of proven contamination to date
    france, switerland, Czech Republic,Poland, Slovakia, slovenia,norway,sweden germany, Austria portugal and spain did i miss any??


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    • arclight arclight

      Poland´s atomic energy agency said local readings of iodine 131 had been a hundred times higher in March after the Fukushima accident.”

      they didnt mention that at the time then?? should pregnant women have been informed? tptb wanted more girls in the world?? nice little bit of spontaneous truth there!! things that make you go hmmmmm????

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uCowNnDmKM


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