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Cold War Waste Could Reappear Due to Global Warming

Melting ice on the Greenland ice sheet could eventually expose an abandoned U.S. military base that contains hazardous waste, scientists warn. Camp Century was built in 1959 to look into the possibility of deploying nuclear weapons from the Arctic during the Cold War. The base was closed in 1967, with the notion that any hazardous material left there would be encased in ice forever. However, new research suggests the base could be exposed to the environment as early as 2090. It is...

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