X-Message-Number: 21839
Date: Sat, 31 May 2003 12:03:36 -0700
From: James Swayze <>
Subject: Uranium hunter follows trail of [radioactive bathroom] tiles


Uranium hunter follows trail of tiles

Sleuth stirs up review of risks associated with decades-old glazed items
Radiation watchdog Walter Wagner holds his Geiger counter against riser
tiles at a San Francisco apartment building. Click PLAY to hear Wagner
explain how uranium got into tiles that were used in construction
decades ago.

By Alan Boyle MSNBC

SAN FRANCISCO, May 30   Walter Wagner can see the radioactivity as he
walks the streets of San Francisco: He stretches out his Geiger counter
to a decorative tile on the facade of an apartment building   and sure
enough, gets a chorus of clicks. Those sounds are what motivate the
self-appointed sleuth s campaign to root out radiation sources most
people don t know exist: the vintage uranium-glazed tiles in their
kitchens and bathrooms, stairways and schools.[cont.]

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