US checks passengers, cargo from Japan on radiation

By REUTERS
March 17, 2011 17:37

WASHINGTON - US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said on Thursday that passengers and cargo arriving in the United States from Japan are being checked for radiation from the damaged Japanese nuclear power plants.

Napolitano told reporters at an unrelated event that the radiation checks were being done out of an abundance of caution and that no radiation has been detected.


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