Rocky Flats: A Wildlife Refuge Confronts its Radioactive Past

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The Rocky Flats Plant outside Denver was a key U.S. nuclear facility during the Cold War. Now, following a $7 billion cleanup, the federal government is preparing to open a wildlife refuge on part of the site to the public, amid warnings from some scientists that residual plutonium may still pose serious health risks. BY FRED PEARCE

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