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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Japan : Radioactive iodine found in Kawaguchi

An article from NHK News :

" The city of Kawaguchi, north of Tokyo, says radioactive iodine-131 has been detected in one of its 7 water purification facilities.

The municipal government announced on Thursday that it detected 120 becquerels of iodine per liter of water in a survey carried out on Tuesday.

The reading is above the 100-becquerel safety level for infants but is safe for adults.The city is calling on residents to refrain from letting infants drink tap water."

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