Toxic Site Turned Wildlife Refuge Marks End of Cleanup

Toxic Site Turned Wildlife Refuge Marks End of Cleanup

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bisons roam the West, adjacent to Rocky Mt. ArsenalRocky Mountain Arsenal, where nerve gas and chemical weapons were made, creating one of the most toxic Superfund sites in the nation, is marking the end of years of cleanup work to turn contaminated prairie land into a national wildlife refuge northeast of Denver.

The cleanup, covering about 25 square miles, will be done next month, about a year ahead of schedule and under budget, said the U.S. Army program manager for the arsenal.

(READ the AP story in the LA Times)

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