13 May '11, 1pm

Radiation found in seaweed near crippled Japan plant

Radiation found in seaweed near crippled Japan plant

TOKYO - Seaweed collected from the coast near Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant and sewage in Tokyo have shown elevated levels of radiation, according to data released by an environmental group and government officials on Friday. WorldShares lets you earn donations for your favorite nonprofit. Earn up to 20 points now. Learn More Earn Points What's this? Comments Email Twitter Stumble Digg Share The findings, released separately by Greenpeace and Tokyo government officials, underline the difficulty of containing the waterborne spread of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant, which was seriously damaged by a March 11 earthquake and tsunami , triggering a still-unfolding crisis. Operator Tokyo Electric Power has poured massive amounts of water on four of the reactors at the plant to cool the fuel they contain, but struggled to keep the radioactive water fro...

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Gobi Dust over the Sea of Japan [image] #NASA

Gobi Dust over the Sea of Japan [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 13 May '11, 6pm

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Methane Found in Water Near Gas Drilling

green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 May '11, 12am

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