URAWA, Saitama Pref. – Transportation began Tuesday morning of 120 kg of the radioactive mineral monazite from a computer store in Omiya, Saitama Prefecture, to a research center in the prefecture.
The monazite, detected in about 90 drums in a store warehouse in Omiya, will be moved to the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research in Wako, an affiliate of the Science and Technology Agency.
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