- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 28, 2014

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Officials believe a sensor erroneously detected radiation in an empty shipping container at a recycling plant in Jersey City.

The reading triggered a large emergency response on Tuesday.

A spokesman for Sims Metal Management tells the Jersey Journal (https://bit.ly/1wjUF6O ) the all clear was given after a handheld detector showed no radiation in the container.

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Information from: The Jersey Journal , https://www.nj.com/jjournal



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