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A Newly Non-Toxic Rocky Flats

From: Pat Maxwell
Series: April 2008 - Isla Earth Radio Series
Length: 01:32

It took ten years, but one of the country's worst toxic waste sites is clean.

Default-piece-image-1 It took ten years, but one of the country's worst toxic waste sites is clean. The Rocky Flats nuclear production site in Colorado built plutonium triggers used in nuclear weapons. And the four decades of work left behind 12 tons of plutonium waste. Which is really, really dangerous for all of us, and for the environment...

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It took ten years, but one of the country's worst toxic waste sites is clean. The Rocky Flats nuclear production site in Colorado built plutonium triggers used in nuclear weapons. And the four decades of work left behind 12 tons of plutonium waste. Which is really, really dangerous for all of us, and for the environment...