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    Excerpted from “Japan's ocean radiation hits 7.5 million times legal limit; High readings in fish prompt the government to establish a maximum level for safe consumption.” By Kenji Hall and Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times, April 5, 2011, 4:39 a.m.
    The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear plant said Tuesday that it had found radioactive iodine at 7.5 million times the legal limit in a seawater sample taken near the facility, and government officials imposed a new health limit for radioactivity in fish.

    The reading of iodine-131 was recorded Saturday, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said. Another sample taken Monday found the level to be 5 million times the legal limit. The Monday samples also were found to contain radioactive cesium at 1.1 million times the legal limit. …
    “We regret having caused concern to other countries because of the discharge of the radioactive water.” — Hidehiko Nishiyama, deputy director general of the industry regulator, the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency

    Such radioactivity levels are mind boggling.
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    Re: Japan's ocean radiation hits 7.5 million times legal limit

    It is still not at the level of Chernobyl.

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    Re: Japan's ocean radiation hits 7.5 million times legal limit

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    It is still not at the level of Chernobyl.
    I'm sure that makes the fish feel better.

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    Re: Japan's ocean radiation hits 7.5 million times legal limit

    This will create a new Dead Sea.

    Look at it this way it will save a lot of money on candles and cooking fuels for dinners. Now the Sea Food will be self cooking and glow in the dark.

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    Re: Japan's ocean radiation hits 7.5 million times legal limit

    What is the "legal limit"? 7.5 million times zero equals zero.

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    Re: Japan's ocean radiation hits 7.5 million times legal limit

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    It is still not at the level of Chernobyl.
    Huh? Could be worse.

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    Re: Japan's ocean radiation hits 7.5 million times legal limit

    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce View Post
    I'm sure that makes the fish feel better.

    In a couple more generations the fish will be able to tell us themselves.

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    Re: Japan's ocean radiation hits 7.5 million times legal limit

    Quote Originally Posted by Anarcho-fascist View Post
    What is the "legal limit"? 7.5 million times zero equals zero.
    The legal limit is more than 0 because even normal seawater has things like uranium in it. It's just usually at such a low quantity you'd never notice it.
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