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Tests find radiation in Spokane’s milk

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WASHINGTON — Low levels of radiation have turned up in milk samples from two West Coast states. Traces of radioactive Iodine-131 were found in milk in California and Washington, according to federal and state authorities who are monitoring for contamination as the nuclear crisis unfolds in Japan. But officials say the levels are still 5,000 times below levels of concern and do not represent a public health threat.

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