What is making them angry is a new government edict saying that schoolyards in Fukushima Prefecture should operate normally unless exposed to radiation levels that exceed 20 millisieverts annually.This number raises the potential amount of radiation that children may be exposed to by 20 times above the previous standard.Watch the Michael Penn's report here.
Some environmental activists are shocked and mystified.
In the central political district of Tokyo, activists and ordinary citizens had a chance to confront the officials of two government ministries, and the atmosphere was electric.
Sometimes, all the officials could do was to bow their heads in silence as the outrage poured out from the crowd.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
PressTV report: "Japanese govt. under fire for schoolyard radiation"
Michael Penn of PressTV reports on the latest unbelievable news about the Kan administration's changing radiation standards for children: