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“The Evacuation Zones Around the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant” via the New York Times

Estimates of Potential Exposure Define U.S. Evacuation Zone
The American Embassy recommended on Wednesday that Americans within 50 miles of the Fukushima reactors evacuate, based on an analysis by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The recommendation was based on a model that predicts potential radiation levels depending on whether the containment vessels remain intact, weather patterns, and other factors. Here are the results of the model on March 16.

For the map and charts, go to “The Evacuation Zones Around the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant”.

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