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It’s time to release tainted Fukushima water just like other coastal nuclear plants do

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Japan Times
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Bob Meinetz on Feb 25, 2020 4:56 pm GMT

"...the environmental impact would include radiation levels of between 0.052 and 0.62 microsievert a year, significantly less than those received from natural background radiation..."

My handy Geiger counter tells me I'm being exposed, right now at my kitchen table, to .1 µSv/hr (microsieverts per hour) - 1,412 times as much as the additional radiation to which those living in Fukushima Prefecture will be exposed after the release begins. I have nothing to worry about, and neither do they.

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