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Organisations agree on radioactive contamination of Tri-Valley Tracy site

Consensus on Site 300 contamination  Tracy Press October 4, 2017 By Michael Ellis Langley 

A citizen watchdog group and the Environmental Protection Agency agree that continued funding is the only way to make sure a polluted test site near Tracy is fully cleaned up.

Tri-Valley Communities Against a Radioactive Environment, a private organization that monitors work at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, hosted a town hall Thursday evening with the EPA. The group is concerned about contamination of an 11-square-mile facility along Corral Hollow Road southwest of Tracy called Site 300. The site is managed by the Department of Energy and has been used for years for experiments to test America’s nuclear arsenal.

“Various experiments were conducted. … Those included detonations of materials — depleted uranium was used. ……

October 6, 2017 - Posted by | environment, USA

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