radioactive material


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radioactive material

[¦rād·ē·ō′ak·tiv mə′tir·ē·əl]
(nucleonics)
A material having one or more constituents that exhibit significant radioactivity.
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Entergy must also get approval before moving any radioactive materials to different types of storage, NRC officials said.
The theft of the radioactive material and chemical weapons agents mostly illustrates the ISIL's bold aggression in the Middle East.
The IAEA helps States to protect their nuclear facilities against terrorist attacks or acts of sabotage, to prevent nuclear and other radioactive materials from being stolen and used maliciously, to secure borders against smuggling of radioactive materials, and to prepare for major public events that could be a target for criminal groups.
Younis stressed that the radioactive material had a low level of radiation.
The GTRI mission is to reduce and protect vulnerable nuclear and radioactive material located at civilian sites worldwide.
They could use them in an attempt to disperse radioactive material to cause panic, area denial, and economic dislocation.
According to the cable, small amounts of the radioactive materials were used by local universities for agricultural research, by a Sanaa hospital and by international oilfield services companies for well-logging equipment.
Kaminski started working on the super-cleaning supergoo after the Department of Homeland Security asked scientists to come up with ways to clean up radioactive materials.
He said: "A passenger vehicle, containing two people, was made to collide with a lorry carrying radioactive material and a small fire set off in the car's engine.
It has worked with the 35 states to which it ceded primary authority to regulate radioactive materials and sources and others to (1) identify sealed sources of greatest concern, (2) enhance requirements to secure radioactive sources, and (3) ensure security requirements are implemented.
The arrests raised concerns that eastern Europe could be a source of radioactive material for a so-called "dirty bomb".
CBRN specialists are supposed to post radioactive material warning signs in the CBRN rooms because items like the ACADA have small amounts of radioactive material.

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