[ RadSafe ] Hot particles on automobile air filters

Busby, Chris C.Busby at ulster.ac.uk
Fri Jun 24 14:30:31 CDT 2011

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From: radsafe-bounces at agni.phys.iit.edu on behalf of Dimiter Popoff
Sent: Fri 24/06/2011 20:07
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Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Hot particles on automobile air filters
Oh come on, if that 137Cs is from Fukushima so where is the 134Cs.



> Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 14:52:07 -0400
> From: "Jim Hardeman" <Jim.Hardeman at dnr.state.ga.us>
> To: <radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu>
> Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Hot particles on automobile air filters
> OK -- I'll bite. The gamma spectrum of these filters shows Cs-137 and I-131. 
> Big deal. At what concentration?
>   Oh wait, these were automobile air filters, right? I'm sure you know
> the exact air flow through those filters (in L, or m3, or cc -- or 
> whatever volume unit you choose), right?   
> Jim
> >>> Clayton J Bradt <CJB01 at health.state.ny.us> 6/24/2011 14:26 >>>
> Chris Busby states:
> "But these filters have been across the Pacific and in the mail system for
> a long time.
> The gamma spectrum of the filters shows Cs137 and I131."

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