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Fri Sep 21, 2012, 04:21 PM


Oh boy, one more thing to worry about, radioactive smoke

"The wildfires that have ravaged Idaho for over a month are now bringing new fears as the fires have burned through three radioactive mining sites and are heading towards a fourth, Reuters reports.

The news agency reports that the four sites hold radioactive thorium and uranium. One of the sites is a defunct uranium mine, and the buildings on the site, one of which has burned, have never been decontaminated.

Just one more reason that nuclear power is a dead end.

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