Nordion Inc. http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Bill would ease rules on radioactive shipments through Mo. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bill-would-ease-rules-radioactive-shipments-through-mo <p>Legislation before the Missouri House&nbsp;would make it easier and cheaper for a Canadian company to ship&nbsp;radioactive material through the state.</p><p>If the bill becomes law, Ontario-based Nordion Inc. would not have to pay fees or have shipments of colbat-60 undergo mandatory&nbsp;inspections in Missouri. The company sells colbat-60 for use&nbsp;sterilizing medical devices.</p><p>The <a href="http://bit.ly/JDaywV ">Kansas City Star reports</a> the&nbsp;amendment was written by a trade group for Nordion.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:05:45 +0000 The Associated Press 3558 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bill would ease rules on radioactive shipments through Mo.