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DEQ: Gauge Containing Radioactive Material Recovered

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Image of the gauge released by the Oklahoma DEQ. Image of the gauge released by the Oklahoma DEQ.
Ponca City, Oklahoma -

A gauge containing radioactive material was recovered over the weekend. It had been stolen from the back of a pickup truck near Ponca City on Thursday.

The Department of Environmental Quality said the gauge was found by a citizen, securely locked and intact.

The DEQ said it could have posed a health risk, had it been unlocked.

6/7/2013 Related Story: DEQ Says Potentially Hazardous Gauge Stolen From Pickup Truck

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