Green Terms

Glossary of Green Terms




The main three types of radioactive material are Alpha, Beta and Gamma. Radioactive substances emit radiation. This can be harmful if we subject ourselves to too much. Naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) result from the processing or consumption of coal, oil and gas, and some minerals. What Is Radioactive Material? Since every thing is made of atoms, radioactivity is part of nature. Radioactive atoms are unstable.

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