USS Carrier Ronald Reagan Passes Through Radioactive Plume Off Japan Coast

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and other US Navy ships in the waters off the quake zone in eastern Japan were repositioned after the detection of a low-level radiation plume from the troubled Fukushima nuclear plant located 100 miles away. According to 7th Fleet Commander and Spokesman Jeff Davis, the ships were moved away from the downwind direction of the plant as a precautionary measure on Sunday. The carrier is one of seven US Navy ships that were quickly moved to the eastern...Full Story
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