[ RadSafe ] Japanese Radioactive Levels Claimed to be too high for Farming
rwhelbig at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 02:37:45 CST 2011
Does anyone have any further information about the original source of
this report. The posting included a map of Honshu Island with levels
in Bq of Cesium-137 but I wonder where that map came from and if it
really makes these lands unsafe for farming or if that is more
This appeared in a widely read and often reposted list
STUDY: RADIOACTIVE LEVELS TOO HIGH FOR SAFE FARMING -
BBC News has said that Democracy Now reports:
"A new scientific study in Japan has revealed radioactive material in
parts of northeastern Japan exceeds levels considered safe for
"The study found the entire Fukushima prefecture is highly contaminated.
"Researchers looked at cesium-137, which has a half life of 30 years
and therefore could affect the Japanese farming industry for decades."
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