Rice Professor: Granite Countertops Radioactive
A physics professor at Rice University is warning of a radioactive threat found in some kitchen countertops.
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#1 Jul 27, 2008
"The trade group is assembling scientists to develop a protocol for testing granite for radioactivity." And then? And then?
In the meantime, in some cases, "countertops that could expose homeowners to 100 millirems of radiation in just a few months -- the annual exposure limit set by the Department of Energy for visitors to nuclear labs."
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