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Study To Monitor SoCal Kelp For Fukushima Radiation

Scientists will begin testing local kelp beds later this month for radioactive contamination that may have drifted east from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in 2011.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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California Researchers To Monitor State’s Kelp Forests For Fukushima Radioactive Contamination

Researchers from California State University Long Beach are set to monitor the state’s kelp forests for radioactive contamination resulting from the meltdown of Fukushima’s nuclear power plant in Japan.

01/13/2014

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Residents Urged To Prep For ‘Two Weeks On Your Own’ On Quake Anny

Fire officials are urging residents in the Southland to use the anniversary of the Tokyo earthquake and tsunami to prepare for the next major disaster here at home.

03/11/2013

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Rally Planned Outside San Onofre In Remembrance Of Fukushima Meltdown

Dozens of Southern Californians will hold a peaceful rally to remember the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan and to raise awareness about nuclear power in California.

03/11/2012

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Chernobyl Anniversary Raises Questions About Safety At Calif. Nuclear Plants

Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster in history at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant near Pripyat, Ukraine.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/26/2011

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Emergency Tests Conducted At San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

Officials conducted emergency drills at Southern California Edison’s San Onofre nuclear power plant from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/12/2011