Illustration for article titled Toxic Nuclear Sludge Found 60 Miles Away from Fukushima Reactor

More proof that March's crisis persists: the Japanese government's found deadly cesium isotopes near the Fukushima district courthouse—that's over 60 miles from the plant. What's worse, the radioactive gunk contained over 20 times the "safe limit" of cesium.


For perspective, that scattered contamination is 20 miles more than the distance between DC and Baltimore. This isn't the first time radioactive material's been found far from the plant—and I doubt it'll be the last. [Kyodo News]

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