Sunday, October 23, 2011

Interesting Article on Radiation Contamination in the US and Canada


I don't know if this is old news to readers but I hadn't seen it.

Straight.Com "What are officials hiding about Fukushima?" By Alex Roslin, October 20, 2011
http://www.straight.com/article-491941/vancouver/what-are-officials-hiding-about-fukushima?page=0%2C2


[Excerpted]: "the data shows rainwater in Calgary last March had an average of 8.18 becquerels per litre of radioactive iodine, easily exceeding the Canadian guideline of six becquerels per litre for drinking water.



“It’s above the recommended level [for drinking water],” Eric Pellerin, chief of Health Canada’s radiation-surveillance division, admitted in a phone interview from Ottawa. “At any time you sample it, it should not exceed the guideline.”


Radioactive-iodine levels also spiked in March in Vancouver (which saw an average of 0.69 becquerels per litre), Winnipeg (which saw 0.64 becquerels per litre) and Ottawa (which saw 1.67 becquerels per litre), the data shows."

Read the entire article inked above

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