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Chinese sea possibly contaminated by radiation from Fukushima

08-16-2011 08:15 BJT

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China's State Oceanic Administration has issued a report saying radiation contamination in the surrounding water is much worse than the estimates from Japan.

According to the report, all samples taken from surrounding Japanese waters have been detected with radioactive substances. The report says Cesium 137 in the Japanese sea exceeds that in the Chinese sea by 300 times. Chinese authorities also say the radioactive substances may reach the Chinese sea in the future.

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Waters in the Western Pacific region east and south-east
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Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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