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Re: Several Sierra trails are toxic

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avatar Several Sierra trails are toxic
June 23, 2010 05:12PM
The thousands of mine shafts that pockmark the Sierra Nevada and testify to California's Gold Rush riches have also left a legacy of toxic contamination in some of the state's popular recreation areas, according to a new study.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/06/23/MN2E1E36I7.DTL
Re: Several Sierra trails are toxic
June 23, 2010 05:16PM
"pose significant threats to public safety" I seriously doubt that anyone has ever been harmed by this.
Re: Several Sierra trails are toxic
June 23, 2010 05:37PM
Quote
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The thousands of mine shafts that pockmark the Sierra Nevada and testify to California's Gold Rush riches have also left a legacy of toxic contamination in some of the state's popular recreation areas, according to a new study.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/06/23/MN2E1E36I7.DTL

I'd really need to see more about their methodology and extrapolations on their sample data before I could consider this even remotely seriously.
Re: Several Sierra trails are toxic
June 23, 2010 07:19PM
Next I expect to see an article that talks of an explosion long ago that has left a legacy of toxic radiation. The radiation is everywhere and poses a significant threat to public safety.
avatar Re: Several Sierra trails are toxic
June 23, 2010 08:09PM
Could that explosion be the Big Bang that left all that 3 degree K radiation throughout the universe??



Old Dude
Re: Several Sierra trails are toxic
June 23, 2010 08:38PM
Could be.
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