Residents’ urine now radioactive Fukushima, Kyodo, June 27, 2011:
More than 3 millisieverts of radiation has been measured in the urine of 15 Fukushima residents of the village of Iitate and the town of Kawamata, confirming internal radiation exposure, it was learned Sunday.
Both are about 30 to 40 km from the Fukushima No. 1 power plant, which has been releasing radioactive material into the environment since the week of March 11 [...]
[T]wo rounds of tests on each resident [were conducted] in early and late May, taking urine samples from 15 people between 4 and 77.
Radioactive cesium was found both times in each resident. [...]
Published: June 26th, 2011 at 5:51 pm ET