Andrew Blackwell

Aug. 03, 2012

Spending the Holidays at a Toxic Waste Site

Where the typical tourist sees putrid wasteland, writer Andrew Blackwell sees magnificent scenery.

toxic waste, superfund site, pollution, radioactive, contaminated, brownfields, chernobyl, nuclear disaster

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