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Fernald Site: Investigation Questions What's In The Water

An On-Site Disposal Facility east of the visitors center.
An On-Site Disposal Facility east of the visitors center.

The Fernald Materials Production Site processed uranium for nuclear weapons from 1951 to 1989. When production ended, the long clean-up of the site, northwest of Cincinnati, began. Today, it's a picturesque countryside. Now,  Reporter Duane Pohlman's investigation finds more than three tons of uranium has been dumped into Great Miami River since Fernald was cleaned-up.

Joining us to discuss the site are Local 12 News Investigative Reporter Duane Pohlman; and Fernald Preserve Site Manager for the Department of Energy Sue Smiley.

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