DEQ: Gauge Containing Radioactive Material Recovered

Monday, June 10th 2013, 9:38 pm
By: News On 6

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.

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