News tagged with radioactivity levels

Test your home for radon: EPA

(HealthDay)—Americans should test their homes for a naturally occurring radioactive gas called radon, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says.

dateJan 20, 2015 in Environment
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No Fukushima radiation found in coastal areas

It was raining when Eric Norman, Berkeley Lab physicist and University of California (UC) Berkeley professor of Nuclear Engineering, heard about the nuclear-reactor meltdown in Fukushima, Japan. "I immediately ...

dateSep 03, 2014 in Environment
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Fishing for answers off Fukushima

Japan's "triple disaster," as it has become known, began on March 11, 2011, and remains unprecedented in its scope and complexity. To understand the lingering effects and potential public health implications of that chain ...

dateOct 25, 2012 in Environment
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Into the no-man's land of Fukushima

Every two minutes on the bus ride through the ghost towns surrounding Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, a company guide in a white protective suit holds up a display showing the radiation level. And ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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