Tests find radiation in rice from fukushima, says researchers
On Monday, the International Atomic Energy Agency said Japan, which was warned four days ago to prepare for the worst-case scenario and took an unprecedented step to respond, had failed to do so because it does not plan on evacuating its residents in Japan.
The agency said on Monday it was unable to confirm the radiation test results but said the tests indicate that Fukushima-related emissions pose no greater risk to humans카지노 환치기 알바 than they previously did.
In a separate test, a US official confirmed that levels of alpha particles were detectable in some samples of food consumed in the Fukushima area. Japan is set to be inspected by the US Food and Drug Administration over the level of rad바카라 출 목표iation it might be exposed to at some point, the official said on condition of anonymity.
The US National Institute on Drug Abuse had previously told the Guardian it had found a number of cases in the US involving higher levels of radiation in non-Fukushima areas.
A nuclear accident at Fukushima would be “catastrophic”, an opinion poll by Japan’s national television broadcaster, NHK in November found. That poll had shown 54% of Japanese and 45% of Americans thought the country would be devastated by the accident, after the government and industry warned that it would. The survey found that 61% of the Japanese, 45% of Americans, and 37% of the Japanese-Americans supported allowing nuclear power to go ahead in their country.
But the US government has now stopped short of that view, citing concerns that its radiation regulations are too strict. A US energy spokesman told US media on Monday that the government would be considering what its approach should카지노 가입 즉시 쿠폰 be, adding: “Our commitment has to be to protect the US public from potential health and economic issues at the Fukushima Daiichi site.”
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In a separate test, the agency has also measured the levels of alpha particles, another sign of radiation, in rice, in Japan. It finds that these are a key factor behind some of the contamination that led to problems at the plant.
A Japanese official, speaking to the Guardian, said at least 12 cases of “small particles of alpha radiation” had been detected as a result of fukushima.
Fukushima Daiichi was officially closed on Monday, and all work at its reactors has been halted but there is no indication yet of whether the plant is back up and running.