Tag Archives: uranium

School closed after radiological screening concerns, official discussing plans for future educational facilities amongst concerns of town citizens

Newsweek     chool in Ohio has been forced to close for the remainder of the academic year after enriched uranium was discovered inside. Neptunium 237—a byproduct of nuclear reaction and plutonium production—was also detected inside Zahn’s Corner Middle School in the town of Piketon, around 80 miles east of Cincinnati, WLWT reported. The middle school—which serves around 320 students with 25 staff—has ...

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Foreign exchange student orders Uranium online to Lyncourt home


  (Syracuse) Police are investigating a package believed to contain uranium that was delivered to this house at 211 Schaffer Ave. in Lyncourt. (Rick Moriarty | rmoriarty@syracuse.c­om) (Rick Moriarty | rmoriarty@syracuse.com) LYNCOURT, N.Y. — A foreign exchange student ordered a small amount of uranium online from a Florida company and had it mailed to a Lyncourt home where she was ...

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Phoenix Uranium Incident – All clear: Officials say uranium found inside Phoenix garage poses no threat

Phoenix Uranium Incident According to ABC15.com: PHOENIX – The Phoenix Fire Department hazardous material team is investigating after a woman reported finding uranium in north Phoenix on Monday evening. A fire department representative said that a woman was cleaning out her deceased father-in-law’s garage near Glendale and 19th avenues when she found what she believed to be uranium inside a three-inch ...

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HAZMAT teams respond to a powder uranium spill near Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Source: CTV News A hazardous materials team has been called in after a substance believed to be powdered uranium spilled from a semi-trailer that rolled over near Swift Current. The crash happened on Highway 4, about 10 kilometres north of the city, shortly after 12:30 p.m. Monday. No one was hurt. Emergency crews are on scene and a hazmat team ...

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