Russian Wildfires Threaten With Radioactive Smoke

National Public Radio: SCOTT SIMON, host: With hundreds of wildfires burning across Russia, environmentalists in Moscow sounded a new alarm this week. They say fires could spread into forests that were contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear accident in 1986 and release radioactive smoke. NPR's Dan Charles reports that scientists who've been studying this risk say it's a real problem, but not as big as people feared. DAN CHARLES: The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone covers a thousand square miles of Ukraine. ......

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