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"T he numbers we are dealing with at Rocky Flats are low and below regulatory concern, but they are not zero. The goal is not zero. The goal is to protect human health and the environment."

Carl Spreng, Rocky Flats coordinator for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, about the levels of plutonium detected in the soil and water at the former Rocky Mountain nuclear arsenal, both of which are well below federal standards, at what is now the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge.
- Denver Post

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