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Green Wine Guide:: by Matthew McDermott, New York, NY on 06. 7.11 You probably could've guessed this: New ... #wine

photo: Derek Visser /Creative Commons You probably could've guessed this: New York Times reports that immediately after the Fukushima nuclear power plant was stricken by the earthquake and tsunami on March 11th, radiation levels at the plant may have been twice as high as officially reported. [Japan's nuclear regulatory agency] said it now estimated that the radioactive release from the plant totaled 770,000 terabecquerels in the first week after March 11. The agency had previously estimated 370,000 terabecquerels released in the first month. The agency suggested that the higher emissions estimate was equivalent to only about 10 percent of the radioactive materials released in 1986 by the explosion and fire at Chernobyl, still widely considered the world's worst nuclear plant disaster, in the former Soviet Union. But the 770,000 terabecquerels figure in fact comes to about...

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Radiation At Fukushima Twice As High As Reporte...

treehugger.com 07 Jun '11, 2pm

[Japan's nuclear regulatory agency] said it now estimated that the radioactive release from the plant totaled 770,000 tera...

Radiation At Fukushima Twice As High As Reporte...

treehugger.com 07 Jun '11, 2pm

[Japan's nuclear regulatory agency] said it now estimated that the radioactive release from the plant totaled 770,000 tera...

Radiation At Fukushima Twice As High As Reporte...

treehugger.com 07 Jun '11, 2pm

[Japan's nuclear regulatory agency] said it now estimated that the radioactive release from the plant totaled 770,000 tera...

Green Wine Guide:: by Matthew McDermott, New York, NY on 06. 8.11 As someone deeply concerned about animal welfa...

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