Extremely Low Levels Of Radiation Reach Southern CaliforniaA diplomat in Vienna says Japan's radioactive fallout has reached Southern California, but first readings are "about a billion times beneath levels that would be health threatening."
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Radiation Plume Is Less Harmful Than A Dental X-RayCharles J. Gomer, an expert in radiation and photodynamic therapies, especially those used to treat cancer, says that the radiation cloud heading toward Los Angeles tomorrow is not dangerous. In fact, the radiation exposure we get from a dental x-ray or CT scan are far greater. Serene Branson reports.
UC Irvine Professor Says Radiation Cloud From Japan Is Not DamagingProfessor Charlie Zender from UC Irvine says radiation from the compromised Fukushima Nuclear Plant in northern Japan Is heading for the west coast, and will arrive sometime tomorrow in the late afternoon.
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LAX Passengers, Cargo Screened For Radiation Ahead Of Japan PlumeDetectors are now being used at LAX after low-level radiation has reportedly been found in Dallas and Chicago on passengers and planes coming in from Japan.
Plume Of Radiation Moving Toward California Is Not DangerousRisks from possible radiation exposure remain greatest for the workers scrambling to cool reactors at a Japanese nuclear power plant.
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Feds Deploy More Radiation Monitors Along West CoastFederal environmental regulators say they are adding more radiation monitors in the western United States and Pacific territories as concerns rise over exposure from damaged nuclear plants in Japan.
Edison Defends Safety Of SoCal Nuclear Plant, But Residents JitteryThe City Council is facing pressure from some residents to oppose extension of San Onofre's operating license beyond 2022, or even to seek shutdown now.
Officials: Threat Of Radiation From Japan To California LowThe growing nuclear crisis in Japan has some Californians scrambling for potassium iodide tablets and personal radiation detectors, but officials say such a precaution is not necessary and can even be harmful.