Killer ‘hot particle’: Sellafield coast ‘like Chernobyl and Fukushima exclusion zones’

The discovery of a tiny but deadly radioactive ‘hot particle’ in mud from the Esk estuary near Sellafield has highlighted the dangers the nuclear site poses to residents and visitors, writes Chris Busby. Independent measures of radiation show far higher levels that those of regulators, similar to readings in the Chernobyl and Fukushima exclusion zones.

via Killer ‘hot particle’: Sellafield coast ‘like Chernobyl and Fukushima exclusion zones’ – The Ecologist

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