Tag Archives: Greenland

Maine Voices: Long-buried U.S. nuclear waste would complicate any bid for Greenland via Press Herald

Would the U.S. or Denmark be responsible for cleaning up over 47,000 gallons of Cold War-era radioactive waste? BY DAN POSSUMATO […] Since the early 1950s the U.S. has maintained Thule Air Base on the northwest of the island for the … Continue reading

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Greenland’s Receding Icecap to Expose Top-Secret US Nuclear Project via The Guardian (Reader Supported News)

[…] The US army engineering corps excavated Camp Century in 1959 around 200km (124 miles) from the coast of Greenland, which was then a county of Denmark. Powered, remarkably, by the world’s first mobile nuclear generator and known as “the … Continue reading

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‘They thought it would snow forever’: Nuclear waste at Cold War base in Greenland being released due to global warming via Mirror

A top-secret Cold War base buried under the ice in Greenland which was used by the United States is at risk of releasing nuclear waste because of global wamring. The US used the site – known as Camp Century – … Continue reading

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Denmark and Greenland confirm uranium agreements via World Nuclear News

The governments of Denmark and Greenland have confirmed the signing of a series of agreements last month setting the framework for future cooperation on foreign, defence and security policy issues related to the mining and commercial export of uranium. On … Continue reading

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There’s a Nuclear Warhead Trapped Somewhere Under Greenland’s Ice via The Epoch Times

Seemingly forgotten to history, a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber with four hydrogen bombs on board crashed in Greenland, located 750 north of the Arctic Circle. The plane went down in January 1968 near Thule Air Base after a cabin … Continue reading

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Aleqa Hammond, Greenland’s prospective new leader via The Independent

Greenland’s first female prime minister? It looks that way. Aleqa Hammond’s Siumut party won 14 seats in the 31-seat parliament, and she will now seek to form a coalition. How did she win? And why does it matter? Greenland has … Continue reading

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