What of bunch of f*ckwits (as the Aussies would say).
As anybody who has sailed, or motored about the ocean, knows, saltwater is an incredibly corrosive environment. I would doubt that little, if any, of the millions of pounds of ordinance could actually detonate after fifty years.
These clowns should be embarrassed.
The best gauge of the risks would be where such devices are concentrated, such as sunken naval vessels in Truk Lagoon.
While dangerous, they aren’t the threat to all humanity as the article claims.