Two workers exposed to excess radiation at Fukushima

Reuters reported this afternoon:
 
Two workers at Japan’s crippled nuclear power plant may have exceeded the government’s radiation exposure limit, the plant operator said, adding to concerns about health risks for those fighting the world’s worst nuclear disaster in 25 years.
 
All that is known at this point is that the workers’ exposure exceeds government limits:
 
Measurements of external exposure and radioactive iodine in their thyroid glands suggested that the two male workers, one in his 30s and the other in his 40s, had surpassed the maximum set by the government of 250 millisieverts over the life of the control and clean-up project.
 
Here’s a link: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/30/us-fukushima-workers-have-passed-radiati-idUSTRE74T4KE20110530

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About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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