Georgian Health Physics Association

Georgian Chapter - U.S. Health Physics Society

Radioactive remains found on Makhata Hill, Tbilisi

Posted by Georgian Health Physics Association on September 7, 2010 at 6:46 PM

     The Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Goga Khachidze visited the settlement on Makhata Hill, where the radiation experts found the remains of radioactive substance Radium 226.

     Minister was accompanied by the workers of the Nuclear and Radiation Security Service on the territory called `Arsenal` under the request of the local population, who complained about the possibility that the territory might be polluted with radioactive substances. It turned out that the locals really had reason to worry.

     The specialists cleaned up the territory of the remains scattered on the territory and took the radioactive remains to special deposit.


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