Thursday, June 16, 2011

Tokyo measured the levels of radioactivity in a hundred places in the city

The Government of Tokyo and its metropolitan area has begun to measure radiation levels in a hundred places in the city, to provide detailed information about the pollution generated by the nuclear accident in the Fukushima-1. In addition, radioactivity counters provide to districts and municipalities.

The regional authorities have decided to take this step once cities some people and found levels of radioactivity higher than those recorded by the Government of the city. This makes the measurements from the roof of a building in the Shinjuku district in central Tokyo. Records will now also closer to the surface and throughout the megalopolis, NHK reported.

Measurements on Wednesday, in a park in Toshima, revealed rates of 0.07 and 0.06 microsieverts per hour, the same as the Shinjuku station. The authorities intend to destroy the records in just one week after the results published on the internet.

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