The gift that keeps on giving

Radiation levels in the Chernobyl exclusion zone spiked 17 times over the normal background reading Sunday, the head of Ukraine’s ecological watchdog said Sunday, as forest fires blazed about 12 miles into the Chernobyl disaster area.

“There is bad news,” ecological inspection chief Yegor Firsov wrote in a Facebook post from the closed Chernobyl region. “At the center of the fire, radiation levels are high … readings are 2.3, when the normal level is 0.14.”

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1 Response to The gift that keeps on giving

  1. GenX Crit says:

    It will never end. Surprised it’s not sunk to China by now. Actually, Earth’s core…

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