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Fukushima's Radioactive Plume to Reach U.S. by 2014

The long journey of the radioactive particles could help researchers better understand how the ocean’s currents circulate around the world.

Published On 09/01/2013
7:00 AM EDT
Workers wait for transportation to Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO)'s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant at J-Village near the plant in Fukushima prefecture, in this photo released by Kyodo March 1, 2013. | KYODO/Reuters/Corbis