Thursday, March 17, 2011

U.S. Reacts to Nuclear Danger: Panic for Potassium Iodide - TIME

The good news in Japan was that the winds had been pushing the radiated plumes from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant out into the Pacific Ocean, away from populated areas. The winds would likely prevent more harm from happening to the earthquake-and-tsunami-battered region.


The law of demand in action: a bottle of iodide pill went from $6 to $140 in the West Coast.

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