City Hall Seeks To Calm Citizenry Over Radiation Threat

Given the state’s proximity to Japan, many Alaska residents are nervous about radioactive particles drifting from the damaged Fukushima power plant to our shores. At his weekly Wednesday press availability, Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan tried to lessen those fears. Given community uneasiness, the mayor wanted to make certain the residents understood the official, current assessment of any air borne radiation threat.

Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage

Photo courtesy State of Alaska/DHSS: Anchorage radiation monitoring site.

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