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Prince William Sound Science Center to collect seawater for radioactivity monitoring program

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Posted 03/06/2014

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After the March 11, 2011 tsunami that damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, radioactive waste from the plant leaked into the surrounding ocean. Much speculation has been made about the effects of this waste on the U.S. coastal oceans, but little scientific data has been collected to validate those claims.

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