Superfund

Environment
10:38 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Soil Cleanup Underway In Southwest Missouri

Property damaged by the 2011 Joplin tornado, which also unearthed dangerous contaminants from the town's mining era.
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When the tornado tore through Joplin and Duquesne in southwest Mo. in May 2011, not only did it kill 161 people and destroy thousands of buildings, it also unearthed something dangerous:

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