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Radiation Hundreds Of Times Over Safe Level Found Near Japan's Olympic Village

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Published 5 days ago - Duration: 00:39s

Radiation Hundreds Of Times Over Safe Level Found Near Japan's Olympic Village

Gizmodo reports levels of radiation as high as 71 microsieverts per hour have been detected near Japan’s J-Village.

The sports facility is the starting point of the upcoming Olympic torch relay.

The discovery was made by surveyors with Greenpeace Japan.

The environmental organization warns that monitoring and decontamination efforts in Fukushima are inadequate.

This level of radiation is hundreds of times greater than what’s stipulated in Japan’s decontamination guidelines.

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