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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Fukushima soil contamination tops Chernobyl evacuation limit

Thirty-four locations in Japan, some of which were not evacuated for a long time after the explosions and triple meltdown, have tested over the Chernobyl forced resettlement limit.

And with much more water contamination, Fukushima is probably worse than Chernobyl overall. In any event, downplaying the magnitude of the radioactive filth, as the Japanese government and Tokyo Electric are doing, just compounds the tragedy.

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