Citizens Find Radiation Far From Fukushima, Science by Dennis Normile, June 17, 2011:
Frustrated by a dearth of information on what happened to all of the radiological isotopes released from the ravaged Fukushima nuclear power plant, civic groups and individuals have been monitoring radiation on their own. Collectively, they have produced a worrisome picture of contamination throughout eastern Japan, with some hot spots surprisingly far from the crippled reactors.
Published: June 18th, 2011 at 9:35 am ET
- Study shows soil contamination from Fukushima meltdown comparable to Chernobyl: Kyodo May 24, 2011
- Radiation hot spots found in Tokyo — 3.5 times limit set by Japanese law (MAP) June 18, 2011
- Iodine-131 found at nuke plant on Japan’s west coast — Cobalt-58 found at nuke plant in southeast Japan May 26, 2011
- “A sign that a grave contamination is in progress in Tokyo” — 2,300 Bq/kg of radiation detected in soil near plant in Koto Ward June 7, 2011
- Bloomberg: ‘Hot Spots’ Spreading — Gov’t to check radiation up to 460 km from meltdowns August 24, 2011