Effects of Radiation from Fukushima Daiichi 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. This report discusses concerns about the potential effects of this released radiation on the U.S. marine environment and resources.

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Creation Date: April 5, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Buck, Eugene H.

Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

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Upton, Harold F.

Analyst in Natural Resources Policy

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Folger, Peter

Specialist in Energy and Natural Resources Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 5, 2011
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Japan
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United States
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. This report discusses concerns about the potential effects of this released radiation on the U.S. marine environment and resources.

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8 pages.

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