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Catalog Number 07.11.57
Object Name Article
Scope & Content Source and author unknown, article published May 27, 1981
Article: "Plants Test for Low-Level Radiation"
Gophers testing N-waste site, picture shows a Los Alamos National Laboratories technician checking some of 320 canisters in which plants such as clover, barley, and alfalfa are being grown in order to help scientists monitor possible leaks from burial pits for radioactive waste, article describes the use of gophers to test disposal sites for nuclear waste. If they can burrow into the waste sites then it will be brought up and be released into the enviroNew Mexicoent. Project is funded by the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Waste Management to help decide future disposal sites and contaiNew Mexicoent methods for nuclear waste.
7 x 15"
Catalog type Archive
Dates of Creation 05/27/1981
Title Clipping, May 27, 1981, "Plants Test for Low-Level Radiation"
Collection Dennis
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact