CNN reporter takes ground-level readings in Tomioka Japan over 40 uSv/hr

Tomioka, Japan (CNN) –This is Japan’s exclusion zone. No one lives here, a place where 78,000 people once lived. Nearly a year after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster, the exclusion zone remains off-limits due to high levels of radioactive contamination.

We stop in a neighborhood to check the radiation. On the pavement, the surface reads a radiation level of 0.042 millisieverts per hour

 

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