Japanese government will stop measuring Iodine from tapwater

Following up this article .. Increasing leakage of Iodine 131

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology will quit measuring Iodine131 from tapwater after 4/1/2012.

They have been measuring cesium (safety limit = 200Bq/Kg) and iodine (safety limit = 300Bq/Kg) from tapwater since 3/21/2011.

However,”because the half life time is short”, they decided not to measure Iodine131 after 4/1/2012.

No compensation guideline of possible thyroid disease is decided.

Japanese government will stop measuring Iodine from tapwater

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