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August 8, 2017

Drone finds Army plant polluted

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Researchers have flown a drone into the plumes of smoke from the burning of hazardous waste at an Army ammunition plant in Virginia and found higher-than-expected levels of arsenic, lead and other pollutants.

That's according to a draft report on the testing conducted last year by several government agencies at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant. It was obtained by The Associated Press through an open records request.

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