Chernobyl as Brownfield

There’s an interesting article about possibly using the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone1 to store radioactive materials. That’s interesting, and probably stupid, but that’s not important right now. What struck me is a comment on the article at Slashdot referring to Chernobyl as seriously brownfield. And that doesn’t seem right. Brownfield sites

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An Inconvenient Poop!

There’s a magnificently titled master’s thesis out of East Carolina University, “Flood Vulnerability of Hog Farms in Eastern North Carolina: An Inconvenient Poop.” Here’s the abstract: In the late 1990’s, eastern North Carolina experienced numerous devastating flood events from hurricanes and tropical storms. When Hurricane Floyd made landfall on September

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