No Signs of Elevated Radiation Levels: NJ DEP - NBC 10 Philadelphia

No Signs of Elevated Radiation Levels: NJ DEP

Tests show normal radiation levels in Garden State



    No Signs of Elevated Radiation Levels: NJ DEP
    Radiation levels are on the mind of the world following the Japan nuclear woes.

    Air and water samples show no sign of radiation in New Jersey from the damaged nuclear plant complex in Japan.

    The state Environmental Protection Department says the tests show normal radioactivity levels through Monday.

    DEP spokesman Larry Ragonese told The Record newspaper that contamination from rainwater would likely be detected because the DEP samples surface waters around the state's nuclear plants.

    Ragonese says samples were recently collected over the weekend. He says the DEP will increase sampling to twice a week.

    The Environmental Protection Agency monitors the air for radiation at its offices in Edison. Levels were normal Monday.

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