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EPA plan to raise radiation exposure limits sparks internal debate | Institute for Southern Studies

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering dramatically increasing the allowable level of radioactive contamination in water, food and soil after radiological incidents such as spills or “dirty bomb” attacks.

The move preceded the nuclear disaster now unfolding in Japan in the wake of last month’s devastating earthquake and tsunami. Documents released today by the whistleblower group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility show the plan has sparked concerns within EPA.

Read more here: ISS – EPA plan to raise radiation exposure limits sparks internal debate.

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