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In fight over Holtec nuclear storage site, Native Americans appeal to one of their own via lohud

Nuclear waste canisters would come to New Mexico by barge and rail from shuttered nuclear plants like Indian Point in Buchanan and Oyster Creek in New Jersey and others where nuclear waste is housed. Adrian HeddenThomas C. Zambito Holtec International … Continue reading

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With First Native Interior Secretary, Deb Haaland, Hope Grows U.S. Will Confront Toxic Uranium Legacy via Democracy Now!

Deb Haaland, a tribal citizen of the Laguna Pueblo, is being sworn in as secretary of the interior and will be the first Native American ever to serve in a U.S. presidential cabinet. Just four Republicans joined Democrats in voting … Continue reading

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Remembering Fukushima 10 Years Later via Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility

Oregon PSR remembers the nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant in Japan on March 11th, 2011. To mark the ten year anniversary of this tragic event, we are hosting a film screening and panel discussion to explore … Continue reading

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New Mexico’s nuclear rush via Search Light New Mexico

A massive nuclear waste site near Carlsbad is seemingly on a fast track. Can the company behind it be trusted? Sammy Feldblum and Tovah Strong This article was reported in collaboration with the Institute of American Indian Arts’ journalism program. … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power As an Environmental Justice Issue via NEIS

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Nuclear Colonialism: Indigenous opposition grows against proposal for nation’s largest nuclear storage facility in NM via NM Political Report

By Kendra Chamberlain A proposal for New Mexico to house one of the world’s largest nuclear waste storage facilities has drawn opposition from nearly every indigenous nation in the state. Nuclear Issues Study Group co-founder and Diné organizer Leona Morgan told … Continue reading

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