THE US has finally agreed to help clean up land it contaminated with nuclear bombs in Almeria.
It will ‘co-operate’ with Spain to remove toxic plutonium near Palomares.
A total of 60 hectares of land were contaminated after a B-52 bomber and tanker collided in 1966 detonating two explosives.
After the accident, America removed 1,300 cubic metres of soil, but Spain is demanding the remaining 6,000 cubic metres are taken away.
A US spokesman confirmed both countries would now split the cost of the clean-up, estimated at 31 million euros.
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