Denver Direct: Rocky Flats a Local Hazard – Forever

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Rocky Flats a Local Hazard – Forever

The results from the citizen-led sampling study are in: 2 of the 4 samples contained plutonium.

from today’s AolNews:

Plutonium particles were present in dust from a crawl space in an older home near the plant, Kaltofen said. He said the highly toxic substance presumably accumulated during the period from 1952 to 1994, when workers assembled the plutonium pits used as triggers for hydrogen bombs.

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