Stories tagged: Fukushima Dai-ichi
Thu., April 7, 2011
WSU’s reactor ‘can’t melt down’
PULLMAN – As workers in Japan struggle to cool a nuclear power plant, the phone has been ringing at Washington State University’s Nuclear Radiation Center. The 50-year-old reactor, which is …
Fri., April 1, 2011
EPA says radiation in milk no threat
The detection of trace amounts of radioactive isotope iodine-131 this week in milk being sold in Spokane has raised anew questions about the extent of radiation exposure from the Japanese …
Thu., March 31, 2011, 6:52 p.m.
Radon in Spokane homes more of a risk than milk
The detection of trace amounts radioactive isotope Iodine-131 this week in milk being sold in Spokane has raised anew questions about the extent of radiation exposure from the Japan nuclear …
Thu., March 31, 2011
Minimal levels of radiation detected in area milk during federal testing
Consumers were told Wednesday not to worry about low levels of radiation found by federal health and safety regulators testing milk samples in Spokane. “After the disaster in Japan, many …
Tue., March 15, 2011, 2:28 p.m.
Experts say problems at Japanese reactors unlikely to affect Washington
It’s possible that nuclear products released as a result of problems facing Japanese reactors will be detected in Washington, but highly unlikely that levels could affect human health on this …