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Trace amounts of radioactive iodine linked to Japan's crippled nuclear power station have turned up in rainwater samples as far away as Massachusetts during the past week, state officials said on Sunday.
Source:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42307891

Also, the radiation has reached the U.K. but with very little to none effect.
Japan also admit to a minor meltdown on one of the creactors. BBC News confirm power has been restored. "One step closer to cooling the reactors" they said.

Japan have withheld how bad this really is and we all know it! God bless those workers who stayed at the reactor to resolve the issue. They have given their lives to save people. Very brave people, thank you.

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Oh sh--

EDIT: wait..."no threat to human health"
well ok then. i dont even live in massachusetts.
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Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post
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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42307891

Also, the radiation has reached the U.K. but with very little to none effect.
Japan also admit to a minor meltdown on one of the creactors. BBC News confirm power has been restored. "One step closer to cooling the reactors" they said.

Japan have withheld how bad this really is and we all know it! God bless those workers who stayed at the reactor to resolve the issue. They have given their lives to save people. Very brave people, thank you.

Bradley Worthington, bringing you the news when he can!

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The low level of radioiodine-131 detected in precipitation at a sample location in Massachusetts is comparable to findings in California, Washington State and Pennsylvania and poses no threat to drinking water supplies, public health officials said.
so nothing major and;

i dont believe the workers have given their lives; they havent been exposed to that much radiation.

they are unbelievable brave though!
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so nothing major and;

i dont believe the workers have given their lives; they havent been exposed to that much radiation.

they are unbelievable brave though!
He means the people in Japan who are working to fix the reactor. Although the meltdown was minor it will most likely result in enough radiation poisoning to kill them.
    
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hmn those radiations are still lower than in an hospital x ray room
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no offense to op but this will just scare people when theres no issue at all.
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Meh, the radiation is low enough to not be a life threatening issue.

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