West Coast To Be Hit With 800 Trillion Bq of Cesium-137 by 2016 – Nearly Equal To Fallout Deposited On Japan

West Coast To Be Hit With 800 Trillion Bq of Cesium-137 by 2016 – Nearly Equal To Fallout Deposited On Japan

According to a professor from Japan’s Fukushima University Institute of Environmental Radioactivity, North America’s West Coast will be hit with around 800 trillion becquerels (800 tera becquerel) of Cesium-137 by 2016.

Cesium-137 is among the most common of heavy fission products and poses a persistent hazard with a half-life of about 30 years.

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