Marshall Islands Radiation Higher than Chernobyl

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Radiation in parts of the Marshall Islands is far higher than Chernobyl, study says

” . . . In a peer-reviewed study, Columbia University researchers report that soil on four isles of the Marshall Islands contains concentrations of nuclear isotopes that greatly exceed those found near the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear power plants. On one isle, those levels are reported to be 1,000 times higher.

” . . . Researchers found concentrations of plutonium-238 on Naen, raising the possibility that the island was used as an unreported dumping ground. Plutonium-238 is a radioisotope associated with nuclear waste and not generally with fallout . . . “

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  1. I think there’s an element of racism on the idea of rushing to return these poor people to this contaminated site (opinion).

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