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Old 03-08-2014, 02:40 PM   #51
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Originally Posted by Flboy View Post
One thing to consider. Depending on your local and prevailing winds, snow can contain higher than normal levels of radioactive iodine. Japan is apon us. We are seeing significant kills in the Pacific Ocean, and even St Louis had a pretty high exposure. Bad timing of contaminated jet stream and heavy rain. japan radiation leak map

(japan radiation leak map) I tried to make tha a link, but couldn't.
We have a real nightmare going on over this! Just the past few weeks there was another oops. 100metric tons of highly radioactive water was "leaked" into the ocean. Hope not too off topic.
But just think of the novelty of glow in the dark beer!
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