Fake News: Fukushima Edition

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Guest post by David Middleton

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Radiation levels recorded inside Fukushima’s crippled nuclear power station are at the highest levels since its catastrophic meltdown in 2011.

Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc (Tepco) said the radiation level in the containment vessel of Reactor 2 in the Fukushima No 1 power plant had reached a maximum of 530 sieverts per hour, Japan Times reports.

The “unimaginable” radiation levels were assessed by the National Institute of Radiological Sciences.

According to the institute, just 4 sieverts of radiation exposure would be enough kill a handful of people.

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Read more at http://www.9news.com.au/world/2017/02/08/10/24/fukushima-radiation-reaches-unimaginable-levels#6AfOp4jyo5k3elmi.99

Fake News Item #1: “Unimaginable radiation levels.”

“Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc (Tepco) said the radiation level in the containment vessel of Reactor 2 in the Fukushima No 1 power plant had reached a maximum of 530 sieverts per hour, Japan Times reports.

The ‘unimaginable’ radiation levels were assessed by the…

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