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On September 1st the National Cancer Institute Will Hold Virtual Briefing about Trinity Test Radioactive Fallout via Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety

A Tuesday, September 1st virtual briefing by the National Cancer Institute about their Study to Estimate Radiation Doses and Cancer Risks Resulting from Radioactive Fallout from the Trinity Nuclear Test is set to re-traumatize the Trinity Downwinders and their families. In 2013, when … Continue reading

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Fukushima: the First Cancers Emerge via Counterpunch

by OLIVER TICKELL The Japanese government has made its first admission that a worker at the Fukushima nuclear plant developed cancer as a following decontamination work after the 2011 disaster. The man worked at the damaged plant for over a … Continue reading

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70 Years Later, Health Impacts of First US Nuclear Detonation Still Being Felt via Reuters

People who lived near the site of the first atomic bomb test in the New Mexico desert and later developed cancer and other health problems need to be compensated, a U.S. senator said Thursday. The federal government neglected residents of … Continue reading

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【short video】Group: Nuclear bomb test affected NM residents via KOAT Albuquerque

Nearly 70 years ago, the first atomic bomb detonated in southern New Mexico at what’s now known as the Trinity Site. Read more: http://www.koat.com/news/group-nuclear-bomb-test-affected-nm-residents/29450018#ixzz3HrwM8mCC Watch 3-minute video.

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National Cancer Institute to launch survey on Trinity Site health effects via Santa Fe New Mexican

The National Cancer Institute later this month will begin interviewing Native and Hispanic New Mexicans in a survey designed to fill in a major historical gap of the nuclear age — possible health effects of the first detonation of a … Continue reading

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission may study power plant health risks via The LA Times

The last time federal officials assessed cancer rates in the communities surrounding nuclear power plants, they concluded that radiation releases were insignificant and health risks, if any, were too small to measure. TheU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been relying on … Continue reading

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