Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Measuring-Radiation-in-Mayapuri-27MZIFIX9MA8.htmlConceptually similarMeasuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022G8Completed★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022G9Completed★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025FFCompleted★★★★Leafleting Radiation Info in MayapuriGP022GCCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025FDCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025FECompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025DQCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025DRCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025DSCompleted★★★★View AllGP022GAMeasuring Radiation in MayapuriGreenpeace radiation expert Jan Vande Putte reviews the radiation levels in front of the shop n. D-2/32 in Mayapuri scrap market. The authorities had starteddecontaminating the hotspots in Mayapuri on May 15th, specifically in this shopwhere the gamma irradiator was broken down. The government reacted andstarted decontamination only after Greenpeace conducted a survey report onMay 14th on elevated levels of radiation in six hotspots in Mayapuri scrapmarket.Locations:Asia-India-Mayapuri-New DelhiDate:19 May, 2010Credit:© Maruti Modi / GreenpeaceMaximum size:3008px X 2000pxKeywords:Day-Greenpeace campaigners-KWCI (GPI)-Masks (protective)-Men-Nuclear (campaign title)-One person-Outdoors-Radiation-Radiation measurement-Radiation measurement toolsShoot:Second Radiation Survey in Mayapuri Scrap MarketGreenpeace’s team of radiation experts revisit the Mayapuri scrap yard to check the levels of radiation after a decontamination effort by the Indian authorities (AERB, BARC, NAPS and NDRF ) on May 15th. This was only after Greenpeace conducted a survey report on May 14th on elevated levels of radiation in six hotspots in Mayapuri scrap market. In the previous month, exposure to radioactive material (Cobalt-60) claimed one life and caused injuries to many more. The Cobalt-60 originated from a Gamma Irradiator which the Delhi University auctioned to a scrap dealer. The International Atomic Energy Agency has termed it as a Level 4 accident.