All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kitty Litter Radiation’

Kitty Litter: Could It Cause A Radiation Leak?

Kitty litter can do a lot of things. It can be used to soak up spills, prevent you from slipping on snow and ice or even act as a deodorizer. But could it cause a radiation leak? The answer is yes, but not on purpose. Kitty litter is very absorbent and is used as an absorbent for liquid contained in …

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Kitty Litter May Have Caused Radiation Leak At New Mexico Nuclear Waste Site

New Mexico’s environmental official said on Tuesday that kitty litter that was used for absorbing radioactive debris may be the cause of a chemical reaction that resulted in a radiation leak below ground at a nuclear waste storage. Dangerous radiation levels were first detected on February 14. The waste storage consists of drums of refuse tainted with plutonium that came …

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