One of the worst environmental disasters in American history happened at a place you probably never knew existed. There's a lot of American history buried up on Maxey Flat.
There's a lot of American history buried up on Maxey Flat.
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Dr. Arjun Makhijani
I find that a number of these concentrations in the wells that were tested are quite high. Especially for plutonium 238 and in some cases for tritium. This ground water is not being used for drinking, as I understand. It is not part of a public water supply system. This would however make a case, in my opinion, that the plutonium from the Maxey Flat is leaking into the groundwater in significant amounts and therefore the parts of Maxey Flat where significant amounts of plutonium were dumped ...