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California Radiation

Fukushima Radioactive Contamination May Reach West Coast Within Weeks

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.27.2014 | Green

Radioactive contamination from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster may reach the U.S. West Coast within weeks, according to a report released Monday. B...

Concern Over Radiation In LA's Japan-Imported Fish | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles

GLENDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- Jon Kagawa's family has been in the fish market business in Glendale since 1956. But after so many years, they have stopped...

Radioactive Plume? The Coast Is Clear

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Jon LaPook

The situation in Japan is dangerous and fluid, but after consulting with experts on radiation and nuclear accidents, here's why I'm not worried about my family flying to California.

For U.S., 'Rocks, Bricks' Pose More Radiation Threat

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO — Minuscule amounts of radiation from Japan's stricken nuclear plant have reached the west coast but federal and state officials s...

What Have They Done to the Rain?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

It is raining outside right now. And coming down with the rain are measurable -- if trace -- quantities of radioisotopes from Japan's crippled nuclear reactors.

Experts Insist No Worry For West Coast As Radiation Detectors Deployed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. government and scientists insist that there's no threat of radiation from Japan endangering people on the West Coast &nda...