March 3, 2020, Tokyo, Japan – A map showing the radioactive hotspots in Fukushima Prefecture is seen during a news conference of Kazumasa Aoki Vice President of Radioactivity Monitoring Center for Citizen, Nobuyoshi Ito of Iitate Village Resident and Jun Nakamura Co-Chairman of Fukuichi Area Environmental Radiation Monitoring Project at The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ). They came to the Club to present the results of an independent study of radioactive levels along or around the Olympic Torch Relay route. Their survey showing 44 sites (of 69 locations measured) with radioactive levels above the government’s decontamination target of 0.23 microsieverts per hour. One severe hotspot, at 0.85 microsieverts per hour, was found on the torch relay route.
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