Sacramento has a monitor that is serviced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today. The monitor showed slight increases in levels of radiation from sources likely stemming from troubled nuclear energy reactors in Japan.
The “beta” category of the monitor picks up strontium, while the “gamma” category picks up cesium and iodine. All three are constituents typically associated with nuclear energy production.
Slight radiation increases detected in Sacramento -Sacramento Bee …
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