05.04.2011 Background radiation level is normal in Georgia, radiation safety specialists of Ministry of Environmental Protection checked radiation level with the newest types of detectors on the vehicles brought from Japan. Head of monitoring department of the Ministry Marina Arabidze says that background radiation is normal and poses no threat to health. The Ministry informs that Georgia is the centre of the region providing middle Asian countries with vehicles. Most of the export cars are brought from Japan and control over the cargoes that enter from Japan is strict. There has not been increased background radiation detected on the vehicles.
Air gamma radiation is daily measured throughout Georgia by 13 meteorological stations.
Specialist of the National agency of Ministry of environmental protection will keep on regularly checking quality of air pollution and background radiation.