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What has the military done to clean up after itself?

De restauración de la tierra nativa de América

Uno de los esfuerzos de los militares de EE.UU. se ha comprometido a sanear el medio ambiente incluye la restauración de la Cordillera de bomba Badlands en Dakota del Sur. Este intervalo fue en otro tiempo por la Fuerza Aérea para entrenar a pilotos y tripulantes en las técnicas de bombardeo de utilizar munición real.

Finales de los 90, un movimiento de restauración ambiental se puso en marcha para eliminar la gama de artefactos explosivos sin detonar - jerga militar para las bombas que no explotó - y el retorno de miles de hectáreas a los nativos americanos locales. El terreno perteneció originalmente a los miembros de la tribu Sioux Oglala hasta la década de 1940, cuando la tierra fue confiscada por el gobierno.

Hoy en día, la primera bomba Badlands gama ha sido absuelto de las bombas sin explotar y es utilizable para el pastoreo-muy lejos de los días en que la única seguridad posible entrada fue con un equipo de expertos en explosivos. Hay una controversia en curso sobre el uso de municiones con uranio empobrecido en el rango, pero con la debida atención, este problema puede ser resuelto también.

Verde cuestiones no se resuelven durante la noche. Cualquier activista del medio ambiente de buena voluntad decir que la limpieza y restauración lleva tiempo, pero pronto esta parcela de tierra podría ser completamente libre de los daños anteriores por hacer.

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