March 14, 2011
Public Radiation Risk from Japan Accident is Low
Denise Grady, New York Times
Although several plant workers are ill from radioactive exposure in Japan, the radiation risk to the public appears low so far, experts said.
“At least as of now, what we’re looking at is rather more like Three Mile Island than Chernobyl,” said Dr. David J. Brenner, director of the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University.
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