RadWaste Monitor Vol. 13 No. 24
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June 12, 2020

Railcar Catches Fire While Carrying Low-Level Radioactive Waste

By Chris Schneidmiller
A railcar carrying low-level radioactive waste caught fire last week near Chicago, but contaminants do not appear to have escaped, according to an incident notice posted Friday by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The waste encompassed un-irradiated zirconium…
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