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Russian scientists find high levels of cesium 137 in Pacific ocean near Fukushima

[The Voice of Russia] Cs137 in Pacific ocean 500~800km from Fukushima, “10 times higher than norm”  by Mochizuki on September 14th, 2012

<Quote> [The voice of Russia]

Russian scientists find radiation off Fukushima coast

Russian scientists have detected radiation in the north-west of the
Pacific Ocean at a distance between 500-800 km to the east from
Japan’s troubled Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant.

The expedition of the Russian geographical society has detected that
the concentration of cesium-137 in that area exceeds the norm 10

This is the first time when concentration of cesium 137 was found in
the local sea waters while the air is clean.

The level of radiation near the Russian coast is normal.

September 15, 2012 - Posted by | Fukushima 2012, Japan, oceans

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