Small concentrations of iodine 131 found in Russia's Far East

Experts continue identifying radioactive iodine 131 as they study samples of atmospheric aerosols taken in the air above Vladivostok, the Itar-Tass news agency reported on Tuesday.According to Itar-Tass, samples are taken on the ground, from aboard aircraft and sea vessels.
The natural radiation background in Vladivostok on Tuesday totaled 14 microroentgen per hour, which is well below the accepted ceiling of 30 microroentgen per hour.Various services operating 193 monitoring stations in the Primorsky territory continue exercising control over the radiation background.
The effort involves specialists from hydrometeorology services, the Far Eastern Department of the Customs Control Service, the Ministry of Public Health and Social Development, the Russian nuclear power corporation Rosatom, …

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