Louisiana Test Results: Radioactive thorium, lead, and more detected in sinkhole samples (VIDEO)

Published: August 11th, 2012 at 4:12 pm ET
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August 9, 2012 ARS Data – radiological (NORM) results for 1 soil sample collected near the sinkhole

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There are 3 isotopes that do not contain a ‘U’, indicating levels above the minimum detectable concentration — Bismuth-214, Lead-214, and Thorium-228. Multiple results by 1,000 to convert to pCi/kg:

08/09/2012 ARS Data – radiological (NORM) results for 4 water samples collected near the sinkhole

Notice officials are now using the phrase ‘not above background’, rather than ‘not detected’:

Published: August 11th, 2012 at 4:12 pm ET
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