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Radiologic Health Branch

Fukushima Incident
Initial Environmental Monitoring Results
In response to the Fukushima nuclear power plant incident, RHB increased its routine air monitoring program. The results of that monitoring are posted below.
Click here for additional Fukushima-related monitoring information. 
Click here for the Preliminary Results Statement regarding survey of Half Moon Bay.
Click here for the Final Half Moon Bay survey report.
Click here for a map of reporting stations.

In addition to increasing the monitoring frequency, the RHB has joined Alaska, Washington and Oregon in improving monitoring efforts in coordination with the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Click here for the latest findings from the FDA.
Also, the Kelp Watch 2014 project administered by Dr. Steven Manley of California State University Long Beach includes sampling of sea kelp along the Pacific west coast.
Click here for Kelp Watch 2014 project. 
Click here for Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's information on slightly elevated Cesium off California Coast. 
Monitoring Reports:


Last modified on: 1/26/2015 11:30 AM