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Disaster U.S.: Japan Radiation 'Extremely High' Gregory Bull

U.S.: Japan Radiation 'Extremely High'

The problem may be worse than Japanese officials are saying: The chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Wednesday that radiation levels in Japan are “extremely high.” The commission believes that fuel rods at the No. 4 reactor are completely exposed, having completely boiled off all water. The U.S. Embassy in Japan has told Americans to evacuate a radius of 50 miles from the Fukushima nuclear plant.

March 16, 2011 12:26 PM