Tag Archives: radioactive materials

Event Reports: A plethora of low level radioactive waste incidents

  After having spent the better part of the morning tilting with the Texas Low Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission, I thought I’d focus on a month or so of Nuclear Regulatory Commission Event Reports on the kinds of waste that are supposed (in theory) to … Continue reading

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Event Report: Radioactive package delivered to wrong address

I learned a long time ago that sometimes the worst thing you can do to a person is to quote them accurately. Here’s a post from yesterday’s Event Notification Report page on the NRC website: AGREEMENT STATE REPORT – PACKAGE … Continue reading

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Event Report: Transportation accident (You know. The thing that never happens.)

On Friday, November 22, 2013, a truck carrying two radiography cameras crashed near Andrews, Texas. The initial report on the NRC website provided few details: “On November 22, 2013, the Agency [Texas Department of State Health Services] received information from … Continue reading

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