26 Mar '11, 4am

Greenpeace to monitor Japanese radiation levels

SENDAI, Japan: Nuclear experts from environmental watchdog Greenpeace started monitoring radiation near the stricken Fukushima No. 1 atomic power plant in northeast Japan on Saturday, the group said. Greenpeace said it believed Japanese authorities may have been underplaying the scale of the disaster at the quake- and tsunami-hit plant and wanted to assess the radiation levels and risks to the local population for itself. "Since the beginning of the Fukushima nuclear crisis, the authorities have consistently appeared to underestimate both the risks and extent of radioactive contamination," Greenpeace's Jan van de Putte said in a statement. "We have come to Fukushima to bear witness to the impacts of this crisis and to provide some independent insight into the resulting radioactive contamination," said Van de Putte, the group's radioactivity safety advisor. The campaign gro...

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