Some of the most RADIOACTIVE places in the UK are in Somerset

Decaying uranium gas is highly prominent in this part of the country, government stats show

Somerset is notably radioactive and is one of the worst affected parts of the UK - according to government data.

Large parts of the county have some of the worst radiation levels in the nation.

This is because specific types of soil and rock in Somerset constantly seep the decaying uranium gas - radon.

Living in an area with high levels of radon has been linked to an increased...
source: Somerset Live

2019-07-21 21:23
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