Effects of Radiation from Fukushima Dai-ichi on the U.S. Marine Environment

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The massive Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011, caused extensive damage in northeastern Japan, including damage to the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power installation, which resulted in the release of radiation. Concerns have arisen about the potential effects of this released radiation on the U.S. marine environment and resources. This report discusses these concerns.

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Location(s): Japan
Creation Date: January 20, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Buck, Eugene H.

Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

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Upton, Harold F.

Analyst in Natural Resources Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: January 20, 2012
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Japan
Description:

The massive Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011, caused extensive damage in northeastern Japan, including damage to the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power installation, which resulted in the release of radiation. Concerns have arisen about the potential effects of this released radiation on the U.S. marine environment and resources. This report discusses these concerns.

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10 pages.

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