Levels of radioactive plutonium found near a nature reserve in Devon have led to calls for increased monitoring. Kinterbury Gate, near Devonport naval dockyard, has shown sharp spikes of plutonium and americium since 2007, Food Standards Agency reports show. A senior scientist at Plymouth University said more investigation was needed into how the potentially cancerous materials got into the water. The Environment Agency said the “trace” amounts were no risk to public health.
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