I knew the job was dangerous when I took it ...
- Jul 19, 2004
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Now I'm wondering what sort of halfway house this may be, such that a resident mail-ordered uranium ... ???? ...
SOURCE: https://www.apnews.com/08b64d88e5184b8ab61bae911d40ebfaHazmat team responds when uranium delivered to halfway house
A hazmat team responded a halfway house in Pennsylvania this week after a resident received an order of uranium through the mail.
Authorities say no charges will be filed because the shipment was legal and poses no health threat.
Upper Darby police say the Harwood House resident ordered two grams of powdered uranium for $12 from a Michigan company. It was in powder form and sealed inside a glass vial within a cardboard box when it was delivered Monday afternoon.
The halfway house screens all incoming packages and found the powder. They notified authorities, who determined the substance was Uranium 238 — a material that can be shipped through the mail.
It’s not clear why the resident ordered the uranium. ...