Sunday, March 27, 2011

WASH POST - Radiation levels at Japanese nuclear plant 100,000 times above normal

Breaking News Alert:
March 27, 2011 7:27:22 PM
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Leaked water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant showed the highest radiation readings yet, compounding the risks for the hundreds of workers trying to repair the facility’s cooling system. Seventeen workers have been exposed to high levels of radiation, and airborne radioactivity in the unit 2 building remained so high that a worker there would reach his yearly occupational exposure limit in 15 minutes.

Radiation levels at Japan nuclear plant reach new highs

Gallery: Japan’s nuclear crisis: Japan battles to prevent a nuclear catastrophe and to care for millions of people without power or water in its worst crisis since World War II.