Updated Results of Vermont Air Samples

Update for April 8, 2011
Media Contact: Communication Office
Vermont Department of Health

BURLINGTON - Results of air samples taken March 24 to April 1 show I-131 concentrations from not detectable to 0.2 pCi/m3. No other radioisotopes have been detected. These results are expected, and similar to measurements reported across the states. The mean, or average, I-131 results reported by the U.S. EPA RadNet system is 0.61 pCi/m3, with some as high to 2.80 pCi/m3. Vermont Yankee also maintains air monitoring stations. Its site in North Hinsdale, NH reported I-131 at 0.05 pCi/m3 for the week of March 22 to 29.


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