13 Exposed to Cesium-137 at Seattle’s UW Medicine’s Harborview Medical Center Research and Training Building

13 Exposed to Cesium-137 at Seattle’s UW Medicine’s Harborview Medical Center Research and Training Building

  13 people in Seattle were exposed to Cesium-137 at a Seattle medical research center on Thursday while a piece of equipment was being decommissioned and moved at the facility authorities report. Cesium-137 is a radioactive talcum powder-like substance that can cause serious burns, serious radiation sickness and even death with exposure to larger amounts.  […]

Landing Craft in Danger of Sinking Runs Aground South of Cape Kuliuk, Coast Guard Responds

Landing Craft in Danger of Sinking Runs Aground South of Cape Kuliuk, Coast Guard Responds

Aerial footage of the Landing Craft Don Quixote in Shelikof Straits. Video-USCG A 76-foot landing craft, the Don Quixote, traveling through Shelikof Straits on Tuesday began taking on water and the operator of the craft made the decision to intentionally ground the vessel just south of Cape Kuliuk. The construction supplies-laden craft, with its crew […]