Radiation

Radiation In Drinking Water
The Environmental Protection Agency has detected very low levels of radiation from Japan's damaged nuclear power plant in drinking water in two U.S. cities -- Richland, Wash., and Boise, Idaho. "These levels are very, very low, trace, minuscule amounts according to  Jonathan Edwards, Director o…
Radiation Levels Increase In Idaho
The Environmental Protection Agency says air monitors in Boise have detected low levels of radioactive material from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, but the levels are far below public health concern.  The agency in a statement released Saturday says it found elevated levels of the radioa…
Nuclear Power Development May Be Delayed
A Uof I nuclear engineer says the situation in Japan could very well hault the nuclear energy program here in the U.S. for a while.  Several experts say the Japanese authorities are underplaying the severity of the incident there, particularly on a scale called INES used to rank nuclear incidents. T…
Idaho Nuke Scientist Say Not To Worry
The death toll is rising in Japan and there is still plenty of concern about the possibility of a nuclear disaster. More than one million people are still without power and water and in some places, food. Japan's nuclear crisis deepened dramatically yesterday...