Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Reading-Radiation-Info-in-Mayapuri-27MZIFIX9ODU.htmlConceptually similarLeafleting Radiation Info in MayapuriGP022GCCompleted★★★★Measuring Radiation in MayapuriGP022G9Completed★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in Mayapuri GP025FVCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in Mayapuri GP025G8Completed★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in Mayapuri GP025GKCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025H4Completed★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in MayapuriGP025HICompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in Mayapuri GP025FKCompleted★★★★Decontamination of radiation hotspots starts in Mayapuri GP025FLCompleted★★★★View AllGP022GBReading Radiation Info in MayapuriA worker reads a leaflet with information about radiation, Cobalt 60 and its impact on workers' and traders' health in the community at Mayapuri scrap market. The leaflet was distributed by Greenpeace. The authorities had started decontaminating the hotspots in Mayapuri on May 15th, only after a Greenpeace team conducted a survey report on elevated levels of radiation in six hotspots in Mayapuri scrap market.Locations:Asia-India-Mayapuri-New DelhiDate:19 May, 2010Credit:© Maruti Modi / GreenpeaceMaximum size:3008px X 2000pxKeywords:Day-Indian Subcontinent ethnicities-KWCI (GPI)-Leaflets-Men-Nuclear (campaign title)-One person-Outdoors-Radiation-ReadingShoot: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.