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Philadelphia’s Funky Water

By at April 12, 2011 | 12:02 pm | 5 Comments

Philadelphia’s Funky Water

Philadelphia has a mystery swirling in some of its drinking water. Elevated levels of Iodine-131 have turned at three locations around the city.

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No Detection of High Level Radiation in the U.S.

By at March 21, 2011 | 9:50 am | 1,090 Comments

No Detection of High Level Radiation in the U.S.

he United States Government has an extensive network of radiation monitors around the country and no radiation levels of concern have been detected. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency RadNet system is designed to protect the public by notifying scientists, in near real time, of elevated levels of radiation so they can determine whether protective action is required. The EPA’s system has not detected any radiation levels of concern.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 8, 2011 | 10:30 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute — Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett unveils his proposed spending plan, and surely there is plenty of hurt to go around. RTC’s Scott Paterno stops by with a piece on — where are you Mr. Governor, and the DEP says it found normal levels of radiation in rivers near gas drilling in the Marcellus.

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Newt Gingrich on the stump and in the water

By at October 26, 2010 | 3:23 pm | 85 Comments

Newt Gingrich on the stump and in the water

Newt Gingrich, the former republican speaker of the U.S. House, stopped off in Harrisburg this afternoon to lend support to David Argall’s bid for the U.S. House seat occupied by Tim Holden. Argall, a long time Pennsylvania Senator is trailing incumbent Democrat Holden by double digits in the 17th District. “Whenever you are an underdog […]

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