4 Sep 2013

Fukushima radiation leaks reach deadly new high (The Guardian, September 4 2013, extract)

[Source: The Guardian, full page: (LINK).]

Fukushima radiation leaks reach deadly new high

‎4 September ‎2013 | Justin McCurry

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On Wednesday the country's nuclear regulation authority said radiation readings near water storage tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have increased to a new high, with emissions above the ground near one group of tanks were as high as 2,200 millisieverts [mSv] per hour – a rise of 20% from the previous high.

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