Peaceful Use of Nukes!

Really the US government was willing to use for civilian projects.   Project Plowshears (as if it could be anything else) was designed to blast harbors and tunnels.  We had these new bombs, and since there wasn’t a good war going on, why not take on mother nature?

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/actual-1950s-proposal-nuke-alaska?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura&utm_campaign=73580c53bd-Newsletter_10_1_20159_30_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_62ba9246c0-73580c53bd-60609717&ct=t(Newsletter_10_1_20159_30_2015)&mc_cid=73580c53bd&mc_eid=4a70697cd0

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