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Sky high radiation readings across U.S.

Sky high radiation readings across U.S.

Over a dozen metropolitan test sites have registered four-month highs in EnviroReporter.com’s most recent comprehensive assessment of U.S. EPA RadNet beta monitors.

U.S. air radiation surges higher

U.S. air radiation surges higher

Sharp increases in beta radiation in Pacific Northwest, Southwest, Middle West, South and along the Eastern Seaboard. Some places, including L.A., show decreasing air radiation.

Boreas Storm Packs Radioactive Punch

Boreas Storm Packs Radioactive Punch

Storm drenches Death Valley National Park with hazardous radioactive rain over 30 times background, 10 times higher than California Highway Patrol’s HazMat trip level.

Winter Hot Zones

Winter Hot Zones

Hot skies sizzle with over five times the amount of radiation that would be normally expected at 30,000 in pre-Fukushima meltdowns days. Michigan snow shows significant beta.

L.A. Air Even Hotter with Radiation

L.A. Air Even Hotter with Radiation

40-day accumulation of dust and debris by three HEPA filter machines at Radiation Station Santa Monica yields the highest air rad readings we’ve taken yet: 7.46 times normal.

Highest Radiation in L.A. Air Yet

Highest Radiation in L.A. Air Yet

March 6 test of combined dust came in at a sizzling 6.68 times normal. Since last testing period, radiation detected has risen another 130% indicating continued upward trend.

A Whole HEPA Trouble #2

A Whole HEPA Trouble #2

Dust and debris of both the Honeywell and Kenmore Plasmawave HEPA filter air cleaners was shocking – 5.38 times normal. Natural radon progeny is not a factor affecting this high reading.

Radioactive Downtown L.A. Air 11-30-11

Radioactive Downtown L.A. Air 11-30-11

EnviroReporter.com tests three months worth of HEPA filter-cleaned air in an historic downtown L.A. building with central air. Dust tests 364% of normal, hotter than expected.

Radioactive Los Angeles Air 11-16-11

Radioactive Los Angeles Air 11-16-11

Disturbing readings from one of Radiation Station Central’s HEPA filters after just 30 days of use: 308% of normal background higher. Alpha and beta radiation captured by the filter.

Sake - September 7, 2011

Sake – September 7, 2011

Japanese-made sake bought in Southern California registers 22.3% above background, but unlike background radiation, you swallow sake. Alpha radiation detected in tests of sake.

Radiation Station FAQs

Radiation Station FAQs

Over 1,377,064 people have visited Radiation Station as of September 23, 2011 – and that’s just the live stream alone. Many have questions. Here are answers to some important ones.