Operation Tomodachi Troops Not Exposed to Dangerous Radiation Levels
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
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The results of a study conducted by the U.S. military show American servicemembers involved in the earthquake and tsunami cleanup in Japan were not exposed to dangerous levels of radiation or toxins, according to an article in the Stars and Stripes.
U.S. Forces Japan spokesman Maj. Neal Fisher told the Stars and Stripes that soil, water, and air samples taken from the area surrounding the city of Sendai did not contain “harmful levels of any substance.” He was not specific, though, as to locations. (Read more)