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Central Ohio Hospitals Prepare For Radioactive Waste Transport

Nuclear Waste
Sometime this summer, trucks will carry radioactive waste along I-70. The U.S. Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant is shipping the radioactive materials from Grand Island, N.Y., to a plant in Carlsbad, N.M.
25, 2011

Hospital workers and other emergency response personnel along Interstate 70 in Ohio soon will receive training on what to do in the event of a radioactive spill. The preparation comes as Japan tries to control radiation seeping into the atmosphere. But nuclear power plants are not the reason for the training in Ohio.