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Fukushima Radiation: None Detected Yet on California Coast

May 8, 2014 | 7:00 am

Fukushima Radiation: None Detected Yet on California Coast

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Scientists monitoring kelp forests say they’ve detected no sign of radioactivity traceable to Japan’s nuclear plant disaster. Read more …

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Fukushima Radiation in the Ocean Hasn’t Drifted to California Yet

February 25, 2014 | 7:33 am

Fukushima Radiation in the Ocean Hasn’t Drifted to California Yet

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Scientists use sampling and models to zero in on when radioactive material will reach the coast. Read more

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Treasure Island Sites Safe From Radiation, Health Officials Say

October 25, 2012 | 2:00 pm

Treasure Island Sites Safe From Radiation, Health Officials Say

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by Katharine Mieszkowski and Matt Smith, The Bay Citizen State health officials have declared day care and youth centers, ballfields, some residential backyards and other sites on Treasure Island safe from radiation in response to fears about the area’s nuclear past. The surveys taken from 24 publically accessible locations were not part of the Navy’s […]

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Navy Sought to Stifle Radiation Concerns About Treasure Island

August 28, 2012 | 10:06 am

Navy Sought to Stifle Radiation Concerns About Treasure Island

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Matt Smith and Katharine Mieszkowski, The Bay Citizen As U.S. Navy officials readied a report this summer acknowledging a broader history of radioactive contamination at Treasure Island, they also sought to prevent California health officials from adding to the written record their concerns that the cleanup had been mishandled, according to internal emails. The Navy […]

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April 1, 2011 | 4:02 pm

Interview: California Health Dept Interim Director on Japan Radiation in Milk

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Yesterday, The California Report’s Central Valley Bureau Chief Sasha Khokha interviewed Dr. Howard Backer, Interim Director of the California Dept of Public Health, about traces of radioactive iodine emanating from Japan’s downed nuclear power plant that have been found in milk samples from cows in San Luis Obispo County. During this crisis, try as we […]

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