Radioactive cargo being shipped through Rupert

Some Prince Rupert residents were shocked to see trucks with radiation warnings on them driving down 3rd Avenue in downtown Prince Rupert last week. The trucks and their apparently radioactive cargo were mentioned at the last week’s Labour Council meeting and pictures and speculation of what the trucks might be began surfacing on the Internet.

According to the Prince Rupert Port Authority, the trucks that were seen in town were carrying uranium fuel rods, which are to be used in a new nuclear power facility currently being constructed in South Carolina by Westing House Electric Company. … 74374.html