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Nuclear Byproduct Levels on Treasure Island Higher than Navy Disclosed

April 12, 2013 | 12:01 am

Nuclear Byproduct Levels on Treasure Island Higher than Navy Disclosed

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by Matt Smith and Katharine Mieszkowski, Center for Investigative Reporting Land slated for development on Treasure Island contains elevated concentrations of cesium-137, a byproduct of nuclear fission associated with an increased risk of cancer, according to an independent analysis commissioned by the Center for Investigative Reporting. The findings, discovered through soil samples gathered by reporters […]

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