Gallery: Radioactive Areas Around Fukushima are More Dangerous Than Che...

 

The Chernobyl disaster resulted in the creation of a 30km exclusion zone, a specially trained police force that is excluded from regular civic rule, and cities that have been deserted and left to be reclaimed by nature. It was the worst nuclear accident in the world – that is, until the Japanese tsunami struck Fukushima. According to the Japanese government, the accident has unleashed 168 Hiroshima bombs’ worth of radioactive material, making it the area around Fukushima more dangerous than safety standards set for the areas around Chernobyl.

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  1. caeman August 30, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    The Japanese made the same mistake as the Russians…they waited too long to ask for help.

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