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Japan / Tsunami Radiation #1108244

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 07, 2014
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Long Beach, California: Miguel Almaguer) The testing of kelp off the California coast for radiation from the tsunami and nuclear meltdown at Fukushima in Japan 3 years ago featured; scenes shown of debris washed up on the West Coast; details given of the uncertainty about the effect of radiation on the environment and marine life. [Marine biologist Steve MANLEY††- says Kelp Watch is a scientific campaign designed to use our kelp beds as detectors of radioactive materials.] [Radiation biologist Kei IWAMOTO††- says we haven’t seen anything that should raise red flags for the general public.]

Williams, Brian;
Almaguer, Miguel

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