A radiation monitor indicates 131.00 microsieverts per hour ...
Feb 28th, 2012
(Reuters) - A radiation monitor indicates 131.00 microsieverts per hour near the No.4 and No.3 buildings at the tsunami-crippled Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture February 28, 2012. Members of the foreign media were allowed into the plant on Tuesday ahead of the first anniversary of the March 11, 2011 tsunami and earthquake which triggered the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl. REUTERS/Kimimasa Mayama/Pool (JAPAN - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT ENERGY) -
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