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Enriched uranium contamination closes middle school in Ohio
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An Ohio middle school has been closed after levels of enriched uranium were discovered in the air.

Scioto Valley Local School District Superintendent Todd Burkitt is trying to navigate a problem few, if any, school leaders have had to before.

Air monitors detected the enriched uranium in Zahn's Corner Middle School, and neptunium registered on a monitor outside. Both are radioactive with possible chronic risks, cancer being the biggest one.

"There's just not a playbook in how we deal with this," Burkitt said Monday. "We're kind of writing the script as we go."



The first move was closing the school for the rest of the school year. About 320 students started summer break a week early, and school leaders don't know if or when students will return.

"(We're) not take any chances on someone's child," Burkitt said. "We just won't do that."

Many here believe the source is a Portsmouth plant a couple of miles down the road. It produced enriched uranium from 1954 to 2001 and is now in cleanup mode.

https://www.kswo.com/2019/05/14/enriched...hool-ohio/
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#2
LAWD, LAWD, LAWD...

Poor Kids, but hey, they got outta school a week early. I fear they have already been damaged...

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#3
I've heard of snow days, but rad days?
"One shitty decision away from disaster"
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#4
False Flag?
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