Science Fair with Ignorant Judges and Misled Newspaper Writer

The problem is that Plutonium emits alpha radiation, not gamma. A Geiger counter detects gamma radiation, not alpha. This young woman need to go back to the drawing board and test the soil properly.

There is Plutonium in the soil at Rocky Flats, both at the former plant site, which remains a Superfund site, and on the Refuge. No one denies this.