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Radioactive contaminants found in Field Laboratory pit

Tests have uncovered radioactive contaminants in an open-air burn pit, already rife with chemical pollutants, at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, according to state regulatory officials. Low levels of radium-226 and plutonium were discovered during testing this fall, said Norman Riley, the field lab project director for California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control. For the full story click here

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