[ RadSafe ] The chemical side of the Japanese earthquake/tsunami

Brennan, Mike (DOH) Mike.Brennan at DOH.WA.GOV
Fri Jul 1 12:48:52 CDT 2011

Here is a fairly general article talking about the problems on the
chem./hazmat side.  Long and short of it: no possible way of knowing
what is in the mix of debris and sludge in any given area; testing to
the level required in normal circumstances is not practical; not enough
PPE and safety training, especially for volunteers.  

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