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Radiation

The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, seen here on January 5, 2004. (Photo by Michael Springer/Getty Images)

N.H. Officials Testing Fish For Radiation After 2010 Vermont Nuclear Plant Leak

New Hampshire health officials are testing fish in various parts of the state to see if there are elevated levels of radiation following a 2010 tritium leak at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.

10/23/2012

Firefighters respond to a hazmat situation at the Tip O'Neill Building in Boston. (credit: Bernice Corpuz/CBS)

Hazmat Situation At Tip O’Neill Building In Boston

WBZ has confirmed that a piece of equipment in the basement of the building leaked radiation.

05/17/2011

Explosion at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/NTV/NNN Japan)

Curious About Radiation & Japanese Products

All the events that happened over in Japan were very sad. My thought is regarding all the cars and car parts and other items we import from Japan. Will all of these things bring radiation to the US? Is there a cleaning/clearing process? – Diane, Weymouth

WBZ-TV–04/12/2011

(AP Photo)

Officials: Test Show No Radiation In State’s Drinking Supply

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.

03/31/2011

(AP file photo)

Radiation Shows Up In Mass. Rainwater

Massachusetts is continuing to keep a close eye on trace amounts of radiation that is showing up in local rainwater.

03/28/2011

(AP file photo)

How Did Radiation From Japan End Up In Massachusetts?

We are a very long way from Japan, so how did that radiation make its way half way around the world?

03/28/2011

(Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials: Low Levels Of Radiation From Japan Found In Mass. Rainwater Sample

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.

03/27/2011

Explosion at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/NTV/NNN Japan)

NightSide – Dan Rea Talks With Marc Goldsmith About The Power Plants In Japan

Dan Rea’s guest, Marc Goldsmith is a nuclear engineer answers Dan and caller questions.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/17/2011

Explosion at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/NTV/NNN Japan)

Curious About Radiation Risks

If radiation causes cancer, why is radiation one of the treatments for cancer? – Richard, Worcester

WBZ-TV–03/16/2011

New equipment may be harming dental patients.

New Dental Equipment Causing Radiation Concerns

Advancements in medical technology help keep us healthy and even save thousands of lives every year. But there are concerns that some of the newest equipment in dental offices could actually be doing us harm.

02/15/2011

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