[ RadSafe ] Japanese Radioactive Levels Claimed to be too high for Farming

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Wed Nov 16 20:44:40 CST 2011

Nov. 16

         This is a link to the likely study.  It was received for 
review on July 25 and approved on Oct. 5.


Steven Dapra

At 01:37 AM 11/16/2011, you wrote:
>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
>anti-nuclear hype.
>Roger Helbig
>This appeared in a widely read and often reposted list
>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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