Tuesday, 3rd April 2012
Effects of Radiation from Fukushima Dai-ichi on the U.S. Marine Environment
Source: Congressional Research Service
From the report:
The massive Japanese earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011, caused extensive damage to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power installation in northeastern Japan, resulting in the release of radiation. Some have called this incident the biggest manmade release ever of radioactive materials in the ocean. Concerns arose about the potential effects of this released radiation on U.S. marine environment and resources.
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