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Cleaning Up After The Cold War: Hanford’s Tank Waste

Also published here. When most people think of “the Cold War nuclear arms race”, they think of Reagan and Gorbachev, Kennedy and Khrushchev, treaties and international summits, Presidents and Premiers. It all starts to seem rather abstract: something from the past, to be relegated to history books and news archives. They probably don’t think of [...]
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The Environmental Cost of the Cold War

Originally published here. Late July, 1991: It was one of those hellishly hot days here in Albuquerque, where you either stayed inside with the air conditioner running, or found a swimming pool someplace, or just sat in front of a fan and tried to stay cool. I was working as a student intern out on [...]
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