Rio Tinto's radioactive capsule will be a risk for 300 years if not found

Nadine Morton
Updated January 31 2023 - 6:54am, first published 6:45am
Authorities are combing roads in Western Australia to find a small but dangerous radioactive capsule that was lost. Picture supplied
Authorities are combing roads in Western Australia to find a small but dangerous radioactive capsule that was lost. Picture supplied

Twenty-one days after a potentially deadly, radioactive capsule was lost in Western Australia, scientists warn it could remain radioactive for 300 years.

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Nadine Morton

Nadine Morton

Senior journalist

Breaking news journalist at the Illawarra Mercury. Email: nadine.morton@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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