Follow-up to: Japan TV: Monitoring posts show far lower radiation dose -- Levels shoot up just steps away
Journalist Shoji Ozawa reported that surface soil had been replaced and that a thick iron shielding had been placed below a monitoring post in Iitate that measured 1.2uSv. He measured 2.4uSv when he walked 5m away from the post. The Ministry of Education currently publishes less than 1uSv for Iitate. Professor Imanaka of Kyoto University said that the current monitoring posts are not usable at all.
h/t Anonymous tip
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Published: August 1st, 2012 at 11:23 am ET