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Uranium in a Haystack

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URANIUM IN A HAYSTACK

20
Length, in feet, of a typical shipping container. The volume of international shipping is measured in “twenty-foot equivalent units,” or TEUs.

297 million
Number of TEUs shipped worldwide in 2005.

42 million
TEUs entering U.S. ports that same year.

6,500
TEUs arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey on a light day; up to 13,000 on a busy day.

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