Fieldnotes: News Briefs
Superfund Sites Sometimes Yield Clues to History
The New York Times - December 10, 2010

When the Environmental Protection Agency cleans up toxic waste at Superfund sites, it is required to determine if significant historic features are present. Sometimes archaeologists are asked to retrieve artifacts while wearing hazmat gear and respirators.

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