USS Ronald Reagan encounters radiation cloud at sea. First article that discusses US government taking action with respect to radioactive flume reaching U.S. mainland.
March 13, 2011 8:22 PM Subscribe
US addresses contingency for potential radiactive flume reaching U.S. mainland. The Pentagon was expected to announce that the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan, which is sailing in the Pacific, passed through a radioactive cloud from stricken nuclear reactors in Japan, causing crew members on deck to receive a month’s worth of radiation in about an hour, government officials said Sunday.
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