31 Aug '15, 12am

#peakoil Record Fukushima radiation levels found on southern California coast: Record radiation levels from th...

drwater on Sun, 30th Aug 2015 7:41 pm Regarding CD-137: “Health Concerns: Exposure can be through ingestion, inhalation, or just being near it (since it emits gamma radiation) In humans, is flushed from the body fairly quickly. Exposure Levels EPA has established a maximum contaminant level of 4 millirem per year for beta particle and photon radioactivity from man-made radionuclides in drinking water. Cesium-137 would be covered under this MCL. The average concentration of cesium-137 which is assumed to yield 4 mrem/year is 200 picocuries per liter.” http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/nwp/gwcontaminants.htm FYI 200 picocuries per liter equals about 7400 becquerels per liter, or about 1000 x what they measured. So you would have to be exposed to the level they found continuously for a YEAR (presumably through DRINKING it) to get 0.1% of the dose where EPA even starts getting co...

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