How We Fixed the Most Radioactive Place on Earth

Once upon a time, there was a lake that was so radioactive, that standing on its shore for more than an hour would almost definitely kill you. Join Olivia to learn how it got that bad in the first place, and what was done to fix it!

Hosted by: Olivia Gordon

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