State Radiation Monitors Were Offline after Japan Disaster

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Trace amounts of radiation from Japan's damaged nuclear-power reactors have turned up in rainwater from New England to Florida. They are comparable to findings in Washington State, Nevada and California. But the Environmental Protection Agency says monitors in San Diego, San Bernardino and Los Angeles were off-line last week for repairs and maintenance.

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Guests:
Dan Hirsch - UC Santa Cruz / Committee to Bridge the Gap - @ucsc, Mike Bandrowski - Environmental Protection Agency

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal