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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:

Click here for single file containing all Consolidated Radiation Monitoring Reports (PDF) These reports are from March 24, 2011 to 2012.

Click here for single file containing all Preliminary Analysis Reports (PDF) These reports are from March 16, 2011 to 2012.

Click here for Ongoing Routine Environmental Monitoring Results


Last modified on: 3/6/2017 11:45 AM