03/15/2011 11:59 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Japan Earthquake Officials Say Japan Radiation Could Not Reach California

Despite the growing nuclear crisis in Japan, health officials in California said they were doubtful that  harmful radiation would flow 5,000 miles to the West Coast.
Jordan Scott, a spokesman for the California Emergency Management Agency, said nuclear experts had reassured officials in his office that "there is no danger at this time."
Scott said they also have been told that, should a meltdown occur at one of Japan's quake-damaged nuclear reactors, "it is highly unlikely that we would see any effects of it here."

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