A New Wildlife Refuge On The Grounds Around An Old Nuclear Weapons Plant

A New Wildlife Refuge On The Grounds Around An Old Nuclear Weapons Plant
Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge sits on land surrounding the famous Rocky Flats Nuclear Reservation that produced nuclear weapons during the Cold War.

Land around the shuttered weapons production facility in Colorado known as Rocky Flats is slated to reopen today as a wildlife refuge. But some are questioning whether it's too soon to be safe.

(Image credit: Dan Boyce for NPR)