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Japan Radiation Sets off O’Hare Airport Alarms

March 18, 2011

Trace amounts of radiation from Japan have been detected in Chicago, CBS News station WBBM-TV reports.

Japan radiation sets off O’Hare airport alarms CBS News Chicago station reports trace amounts of radiation clinging to flights from country ravaged by earthquake, tsunami.

Travelers coming in from Japan on Wednesday triggered radiation detectors at O’Hare International Airport as they passed through customs. Only very small amounts of radiation were detected.

And how high were those plains flying? And was the radiation from the ground or the air?

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