Gristmill reader Grevangelical was in Ukraine when this happened, and he says people there are nervous about it. Wonder why?

Deputy Prime Minister Olexander Kuzmuk, who on Tuesday compared the spill to the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, has since insisted there is no health risk to surrounding villages …

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By the way, the highly toxic phosphorous compounds wafting around the region are mainly used in fertilizers. Wouldn’t it be cool if we didn’t have to use poisons to grow our food?

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