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State monitoring has found that plutonium and americium particles traveled as far as 10 miles from the demolition site, near Richland.
Outside the body, small bits of americium pose almost no threat to human health.
While in his bedroom, devices used by police bomb technicians alerted to the presence of radiation sources — thorium and americium.
The criminal complaint says those were thorium and americium, both radioactive metals.
Power would come from a tiny radioactive source like americium, the element in smoke detectors.
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