US Army’s Abandoned Camp Century Now Poses Toxic Threat In Greenland

On April 13, 2013 I posted the following video about Camp Century, a US Army base built under the ice in Greenland in the 1950’s during the Cold War era. The base was eventually closed in 1967, however, it appears that toxic waste from the nuclear generator was not removed from the site. It was only entombed in the ice and snow with the belief that it would be buried forever. No one thought about the consequences if the climate warmed. Now, thanks to global warming, there is a real threat that this toxic waste will be unearthed in a few years with devastating effects on the surrounding areas once it reaches the ocean.

Camp Century video


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