Saturday, April 02, 2011
EPA Monitors Find Radiation In USA Air and Rainwater
Elevated levels of radioactive material in rainwater are a result of the nuclear incident after the events in Japan since radiation is known to travel in the atmosphere - precipitation samples collected by EPA in the states of California, Idaho and Minnesota have seen elevated levels of radiation.
In addition to iodine-131, EPA monitors have also identified trace amounts of other isotopes - - consistent with releases from the damaged Japanese nuclear reactors. (EPA)
Results from these precipitation samples