People in Japan were rattled Thursday by the biggest aftershock since the earthquake. Local researchers said these aftershocks can last for months.
Gov. Deval Patrick and top legislative leaders have sent a letter to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission urging the agency to hold off on Pilgrim’s relicensing request until more is learned from the Japan disaster.
The Department of Public Health announced on Friday that it detected low levels of radioiodine in an air sample in Massachusetts.
Health officials in Massachusetts are reporting that no radiation has been discovered in a dozen reservoirs, ponds and rivers that serve as sources of drinking water across the state.
It’s a tedious and time consuming process. But 24-year-old Eric Heins spends hours and hours everyday making handmade little leather bracelets.
Eric Heins is working overtime in his Brighton apartment to fill all the orders he’s getting for his bracelets that he’s making and selling to raise funds for Japan.
Massachusetts is continuing to keep a close eye on trace amounts of radiation that is showing up in local rainwater.
Low concentrations of radioiodine likely associated with the nuclear power plant issues in Japan were found in a sample of precipitation, state health officials announced on Sunday.
Wayland native Alia Greenbaum, who was teaching near Sendai, Japan, when the earthquake hit on March 11, is now safe.
Some college students who had been packing their bags to study abroad in Japan are heading to New Hampshire instead.