National Park Service considers preserving nuclear heritage sites





Next month, the National Park Service will launch a two-year study of sites around the nation where work was done on the Manhattan Project -- the top-secret effort to help produce the first atomic bomb. The government wants to determine if the bomb sites should be included in the park system, and that is sparking controversy.

Supporters say the parks would document an incredible technological achievement made under severe secrecy and time pressures.



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