Radiation From Japan Hits More U.S. States

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COLORADO – Radiation from the Tsunami caused nuclear meltdown in Japan has reached American states 5,000 miles away, such as Colorado and Oregon. CNN reports:

Colorado and Oregon have joined several other Western states in reporting trace amounts of radioactive particles that have likely drifted about 5,000 miles from a quake and tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant in Japan, officials say.

But, on a portion of its website dedicated to tracking such radiation, the Environmental Protection Agency noted Wednesday that these and other readings “show typical fluctuation in background radiation levels” and — thus far — “are far below levels of concern.”

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