Radiation Levels Surge Following Typhoon Wipha

Heavy rains from typhoon Wipha appear to have dramatically raised radiation levels at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi plant. Radioactive strontium, measuring 1,400 becquerels per liter, has been detected in a drainage ditch leading into the sea.  This is 70 times higher than was recorded in the same location  just a few days earlier. It is […]

Radiation Levels in Tuna off the Oregon Coast

As reported in Russia Today, the radiation level in some tuna has tripled since the Fukushima disaster .  But researchers at  Oregon State University have been looking into this more thoroughly and have found that that level is still only 0.1 percent of the level considered safe by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. According […]

Scientists: Test West Coast for Fukushima Radiation

How radioactive are the  waters off America’s West coast going to get? Nobody really knows. In the words of chemical oceanographer Ken Buesseler: Current models predict that the radiation will be at extremely low levels that won’t harm humans or the environment Nevertheless, he and other scientistsurge continued monitoring. We can make predictions, we can […]