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Low levels of radioactive particles detected in Europe, source unknown


November 11th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
VIENNA (BNO NEWS) -- Low levels of radioactive iodine-131 have been detected over parts of Europe in recent days, officials confirmed on Friday, but the source remains unknown. There is not believed ... Read more...

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US nuke experts say Japanese engineers face huge Fukushima plant management task


April 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Veterans of the Three Mile Island cleanup in Pennsylvania have said Japanese engineers need to improve the condition of Fukushima Daiichi reactors.The Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station ... Read more...

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Japan dumps contaminated water into ocean


April 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 5 (IANS) The operator of the Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has started to discharge contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean to speed up efforts to tackle ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine 4,385 times legal limit found in sea water near Fukushima nuke plant


March 31st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 31 (ANI): The level of radioactive iodine-131 found in seawater near the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, has soared to its highest reading yet at a concentration of 4,385 ... Read more...

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Complications arise in radioactive water removal at Japan’s Fukushima nuke plant


March 31st, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar. 31 (ANI): The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency in Japan has said that complications have risen in efforts taken to remove radiation contaminated water from a reactor building at the ... Read more...

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Japanese operator says it will “scrap” four reactors at tsunami hit nuke plant


March 30th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 30 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Company's Chairman Tsunehisa Katsumatahas said that four of its six reactors at the earthquake-cum-tsunami nuclear plant in Japan will completely be 'scrapped'."We have no ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine 3,355 times legal limit found in sea water near Fukushima nuke plant


March 30th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 30 (ANI): The Japanese government's nuclear agency has claimed that radioactive iodine-131 at a concentration of 3,355 times the maximum allowable level under the law has been detected in the ... Read more...

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Radiation from Japan n-plant reaches Britain


March 29th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Faint traces of radiation from Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant have been traced to the Scottish city of Glasgow, officials said.The radiation was, however, "extremely ... Read more...

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Japan’s nuke plant radiation traces detected in US


March 29th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. (ANI): Low levels of radiation from Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant have now been detected in 13 US states and three union territories, said country's federal and local authorities.According ... Read more...

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Traces of Japanese radiation detected in Cleveland


March 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A researcher has detected tiny amounts of Iodine 131 from Japan in rainwater collected from the roof of a campus building in Cleveland.Gerald Matisoff, professor of geology at ... Read more...

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China detects ‘extremely low level radiation’ from Japan


March 29th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.29 (ANI): China has detected extremely low levels of radioactive material in the air from Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.According to a statement issued by China's National Nuclear Emergency Coordination ... Read more...

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China to check its food, water for radiation


March 29th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.29 (ANI): China's Ministry of Health has ordered local administrators in 14 areas, including Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai and some coastal provinces to test their drinking water and food for radiation.The move ... Read more...

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Radiation from Japan detected in US city


March 29th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Tiny amounts of an isotope, Iodine 131, from Japan have been detected in rainwater samples collected from the roof of a campus building in Cleveland, US. ... Read more...

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Radiation from Japan nuclear disaster reaches Canada


March 29th, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 29 (IANS) Radiation from the damaged Japanese nuclear reactor has reached Canada whose western coast is more than 7,000 km away from the disaster zone.According to Vancouver-based Simon ... Read more...

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Radiation from Japan n-plant detected in southeast China


March 28th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Low levels of radiation have been detected in the southeast coastal regions of China but are not harmful to humans or the environment, officials said Monday.Experts ... Read more...

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Radioactive levels at Fukushima lower than earlier reported:Kyodo


March 28th, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Levels of radioactive iodine in water at Fukushima's reactor 2 are 100,000 times above the normal levels, Kyodo Japanese news agency said.Earlier Sunday the levels ... Read more...

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Radiation from Japan n-plant detected in China


March 27th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Low levels of radiation from the quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan has been detected in northeast China, authorities said.The National Nuclear Emergency Coordination Committee confirmed ... Read more...

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Radiation levels no danger to marine life: Japan


March 26th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan's marine life is in no danger regardless of the radiation levels in the waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, government spokesman Yukio ... Read more...

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Russia halts food imports from Japan


March 24th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has suspended food imports from six Japanese prefectures following fears of massive radioactive contamination from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, a consumer ... Read more...

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Nuclear radiation levels from Fukushima nuclear power plant not harmful to humans: IAEA


March 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.19 (ANI): International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts have said that the radiation levels detected in Japan and areas surrounding it, post the nuclear crisis in its Fukushima nuclear power plant, ... Read more...

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Public health risks from radiation leaking from Japanese nuclear plants


March 17th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Scientists have said that as of now the airborne radiation from a meltdown at Japanese nuclear plants, poses no immediate risk to the continental United States.Drawing on research ... Read more...

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