Oklahoma Tornado Health Risks May Lie In The Rubble
Chris Whitley had already survived three tornadoes and had worked at the scene of dozens more before arriving in Joplin, Mo.
“It was unlike anything I’d ever seen,” the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spokesman recalled of the devastation left by the deadly twister that struck the town two years ago Wednesday.
“So far,” he added, “pictures from Moore are very eerily familiar.”
As they did in the wake of the Joplin tornado, Whitley and other experts are warning of dangers that may not be obvious in photographs of the wreckage in Moore, Okla., where a mile-wide tornado tore through the town and took the lives of at least 24 people on Monday. Read More
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