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Drums, like these in Key Lake, leaked uranium aboad a ship unroute to China. Photo courtesy of Cameco
Drums, like these in Key Lake, leaked uranium aboad a ship unroute to China. Photo courtesy of Cameco

Ship at port after Cameco spill

By Chris Carr
January 22, 2011 - 10:44am Updated: January 22, 2011 - 4:27pm

A Cameco cargo ship carrying uranium is back in port after an on board spill at sea.

The vessel was on its way to China when it happened upon bad weather. Some drums carrying uranium concentrate fell to the floor in the jostling.

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