Corbett discusses post-Japan rainwater testing

    Update: A weekend test in six Pennsylvania regions shows normal levels of radioactivity in rainwater.

    Original report: Today at noon, Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett will talk about testing rainwater levels in the state. Following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Pennsylvania and other states show low levels of radiation in rainwater.

    The Associated Press reports Corbett and officials from the departments of Health and Environmental Protection will talk about the test results. In Massachusetts, there are low levels of radioiodine-131, and drinking water has not been affected. Pennsylvania’s levels are expected to be similar.

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