Jon Johnston uses an alpha radiation detector on Statesman reporter Rocky Barker after touring a glovebox room at INL's Fuel Manufacturing Facility.
Jon Johnston uses an alpha radiation detector on Statesman reporter Rocky Barker after touring a glovebox room at INL's Fuel Manufacturing Facility. Chad Estes For the Idaho Statesman
Jon Johnston uses an alpha radiation detector on Statesman reporter Rocky Barker after touring a glovebox room at INL's Fuel Manufacturing Facility. Chad Estes For the Idaho Statesman
Letters from the West

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."