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U.N. Atomic Chief Addresses Japan Crisis

NYT-PARIS by MATTHEW SALTMARSH — Emergency workers have made “positive developments” in attempts to tackle the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, but the situation in Japan has highlighted the shortcomings of international coordination of such disasters, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday. “The crisis has still not …

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EPA having issues with monitoring radioactive clouds passing west coast

I guess they did not think anyone would notice if they took the west coast monitors that were showing higher numbers offline. EPA officials, however, refused to answer questions or make staff members available to explain the exact location and number of monitors, or the levels of radiation, if any, being recorded at existing monitors …

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Japan Cites Radiation in Tap Water, Milk, Spinach Near Nuclear Plant

(AP/Foxnews)FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Japan has reported trace amounts of radiation in tap water, spinach and milk in several areas amid concerns about leaks from a damaged nuclear power plant. A government ministry reported Saturday that small amounts of the iodine was found in tap water in Tokyo and five other prefectures. The ministry says the …

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USA in Path of Radiation Clouds Leaving Japan-Official Forecast

A forecast by the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization shows how weather patterns this week might disperse radiation from a continuous source in Fukushima, Japan. The forecast does not show actual levels of radiation, but it does allow the organization to estimate when different monitoring stations, marked with small dots, might be able to …

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