Tag: radiation

Radon Progeny Risk? December 15, 2011

Radon Progeny Risk? December 15, 2011

Santa Monica rain radiation reads 264% of normal. But is this sample, which decayed down to background within two days, reading hot because of so-called “radon progeny”?

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.

3 HEPA Filters – October 3, 2011

3 HEPA Filters – October 3, 2011

While a HEPA filter from Grover Beach, California, registered no additional radiation, two HEPA filters from Radiation Station Santa Monica were ~227% and ~222% of normal higher.

Radiation Conversation

Radiation Conversation

EnviroReporter.com inaugurates Radiation Conversation with high levels of radiation in Japanese products in Southern California, including beer, sake and green tea.

Vegetable Juice – September 8, 2011

Vegetable Juice – September 8, 2011

Japanese vegetable juice spot checks at a whopping 53% over background. Not surprising to find this level of radiation in this Japanese juice, it is surprising to find it for sale in Los Angeles.

Green Tea – August 30, 2011

Green Tea – August 30, 2011

EnviroReporter.com detects 65.1% higher than normal radiation in Sencha green tea from Japan purchasef at a Japanese-run store in Southern California by Radiation Station’s Dale Ramicone.

Adlay tea – August 30, 2011

Adlay tea – August 30, 2011

Adlay tea from Japan tests over 39% higher in radiation compared to background at Radiation Station Santa Monica. Tea was bought at a local Japanese market in the Los Angeles area.

Nori seaweed

Seaweed – August 23, 2011

Japanese seaweed bought in Southern California in a bag tests 54.2% higher than background. Tested out of the bag, tests 67.2% higher, suggesting presence of potent alpha radiation.

HEPA Filter – July 19, 2011

HEPA Filter – July 19, 2011

Only 24 days since last testing and particulate pile still comes in at a whopping 79% over background. Suggests atomic particles may not need rain, fog or snow to infuse air with radiation.