Radioactive Contamination of Idaho's Snake River Aquifer

Number 760
Subject Hazardous Waste
Source Morning Tribune (Lewiston, Idaho)
State Idaho
Year 1979
Publication Date Nov. 11, 15-16, 20, 28, Dec. 11, 13, 14, 19, 1979
Summary Lewiston (Idaho) Morning Tribune found federal agencies had been dumping large volumes of low-level radioactive liquid waste into the Snake River Aquifer, Idaho's main water table; a subsequent probe exposed major accidental spills
Category General
Pages 16
Keywords Snake River Aquifer; Idaho; radioactive waste; toxic; accidental; spills
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