High levels of radioactive material concentrating in Tokyo, Yokohama — 50 times more than gov’t found — 2.71 microsieverts per hour on sidewalk

TOKYO—Japanese researchers discovered high levels of radioactive material in concentrated areas in Tokyo and Yokohama, more than 150 miles away from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, as increasingly thorough tests provide a clearer picture of how far contamination has spread and accumulated after the March disaster.

In Tokyo, a sidewalk in Setagaya ward, in the western part of the city, recorded airborne radiation levels, about 50 times higher than another location in Setagaya where the ward regularly monitors radiation levels.

Read more

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s