That's background levels of radiation used to kill microbes and Bacteria, much the same process as UV sterilizers. The Radiation being released from these plants is different. ghrit has a much better handle on explaining that than me so I defer to him. However Hyperthyroid disorder has increased all along the west coast by 18% that's almost 1 in 5 children more being born with thyroid problems since this mess first started. THAT'S A FACT! for all those who continue to 'FOO FOO" this thing and just as the CDC covered up that AUTISM ( Which My nephew suffer from severely) being linked to MMR Vaccines, Whistleblower reveals CDC cover-up linking MMR vaccine to autism - Phoenix Crime | Examiner.com it stands to reason that we are not being told everything we should be, ABOUT ANYTHING!