Radioactive material found in cargo to India ‘not a threat to humans’

 Radioactive material found in cargo to India ‘not a threat to humans’

Sunrise at Laem Chabang Port in Chonburi. Photo: bvi4092 / flickr.




THE RADIOACTIVE waste found at Chon Buri’s Laem Chabang Seaport has been analysed though more investigation is required to track its origin and movement, the authorities said.

Customs Department, Office of Atoms for Peace (OAP) and the Port Authority of Thailand told the press yesterday that only one piece of radioactive material was found inside the aluminium scrap heading to India, and that it has been kept behind for further investigation.

Full story: The Nation

By PRATCH RUJIVANAROM
THE NATION
CHON BURI



TN

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