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Western Lit: Photog David T. Hanson Documents the ‘Poisoned Landscapes’ We Leave Behind

In December 1951, a nuclear power plant outside Atomic City, Idaho, sent electricity through four 200-watt bulbs, in the first use of a nuclear plant for that purpose. The flickering lights were a promising sign for the high-desert community, situated next to the world’s largest concentration of reactors. Less than 15 years and a couple […]