Tuesday, April 12, 2011

What's All That Buzz 4-11-11

Japanese authorities raised the severity level of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis from level 5 to level 7, the highest level on an international scale and on par with the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The level 7 ranking signifies a “major release of radioactive material with widespread heath and environmental effects.” Taking into account that radiation leaks are 10 percent that of Chernobyl, the Japanese authorities called for a 19 miles evacuation zone.
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