CBS St Louis
April 2, 2011
Radiation believed to be from the nuclear plant disaster in Japan has been detected in Illinois.
The radioactive iodine similar to what was released in Japan was found in a grass clipping in the Joliet area by the Radiological Assessment Field Team, which regularly checks on vegetation, air, milk and eggs to determine if any radiation is leaking from Illinois’ nuclear reactors.
This article was posted: Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 2:34 am