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This new report maps every hazardous military waste site in Kansas and Missouri

Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments)
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By The Kansas City Star


The Environmental Protection Agency estimates there are 40 million acres of land contaminated by military installations and its contractors in the U.S. — an area larger than Florida.

In Kansas and Missouri, there are 200 hazardous military installations — most with multiple hazardous sites — according to an explosive new series by ProPublica, “Bombs in Our Backyard.” Kansas has the 10th-highest number of ongoing medium- and high-risk sites in the country.

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