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September 25, 1992 | DAVID HULEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When the federal government proposed using nuclear explosives to blast a giant new harbor into the Arctic tundra in the early 1960s, Eskimo villagers living in the region became so enraged that the project was finally scuttled. Known as Project Chariot, the experiment was to have been one of the first by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission dealing with the "peaceful use" of nuclear energy.
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September 25, 1992 | DAVID HULEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When the federal government proposed using nuclear explosives to blast a giant new harbor into the Arctic tundra in the early 1960s, Eskimo villagers living in the region became so enraged that the project was finally scuttled. Known as Project Chariot, the experiment was to have been one of the first by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission dealing with the "peaceful use" of nuclear energy.
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