When the vast wartime factories of the Manhattan Project began producing plutonium in quantities never before seen on earth, scientists working on the top-secret bomb-building program grew apprehensive. Fearful that plutonium might cause a cancer epidemic among workers and desperate to learn more about what it could do to the human body, the Manhattan Project’s medical doctors […]
Is Towpath Trail At Cleveland Ohio Steelyard Commons Radioactive From Manhattan Project?
In Cleveland, Ohio, there is only one thing standing in the way of completing the Towpath Trail in the Ohio Canal Corridor and that is radioactive soil. The Towpath Trail – a planned 101-mile path following the historic Ohio & Erie Canal from New Philadelphia through the national park and into Cleveland to the lake […]