Higher numbers of ocean sites along the US West Coast are showing signs of radiation contamination from Fukushima nuclear accident, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) reports. However, the measured radioactivity levels still remain well below the US government safety limits for drinking water and direct exposure.

According to scientists responsible for monitoring the spread of Fukushima nuclear radiation, the number of sites reporting the contamination along the US West Coast is on the rise.

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