St. Louis Field Campus SLAPS/FUSRAP

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April 17, 2019 - 7:15pm

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On the first day of the field campus, we visited the St. Louis Airport Project Site (SLAPS), where we met with project managers from the Army Corps of Engineers, who are currently removing residual waste from the Mallinckrodt Chemical Company’s uranium refining during the 1940s and 1950s in St. Louis. Our discussion at SLAPS centered around the goals and frustrations of the remediation process -- a process which, already over-schedule, will likely continue for several more years.

 

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Tim Schütz, "St. Louis Field Campus SLAPS/FUSRAP", contributed by Tim Schütz, Disaster STS Network, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 17 April 2019, accessed 17 May 2022. https://disaster-sts-network.org/content/st-louis-field-campus-slapsfusrap