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A Message From the Most Bombed Nation on Earth via Al Jazeera

By Ian Zabarte 29 August 2020 More than 900 nuclear tests were conducted on Shoshone territory in the US. Residents still live with the consequences. ou never know what is killing you when it is done in secret. I watched … Continue reading

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NEVADA VIEWS: Nuclear tests and the Shoshone people via Las Vegas Review Journal

By Ian Zabarte Special to the Review-Journal REGARDING Gary Martin’s June 15 Review-Journal article, “Nuke test rumors spur Nevada lawmakers”: As a Shoshone, we always had horses. My grandfather always told me, “Stop kicking up dust.” Now I understand that … Continue reading

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New Trump Nuclear Plan Favors Uranium Mining Bordering the Grand Canyon via Inside Climate News (Reader Supported News)

By Judy Fahys The administration, seeking to restore America’s “competitive nuclear advantage,” also wants to create a $150 million uranium reserve in the coming decade. vergreen forests blanket the Grand Canyon’s less traveled northern plateau, and the perfume of Ponderosa … Continue reading

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The 90 Million Gallon Nuclear Tragedy That Nobody Knows About via Beyond Nuclear International

By Linda Pentz Gunter On July 16, 1979,  the worst accidental release of radioactive waste in U.S. history happened at the Church Rock uranium mine and mill site. While the Three Mile Island accident (that same year) is well known, the … Continue reading

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Red Cloud’s Revolution: Oglalla Sioux Freeing Themselves From Fossil Fuel via Mongabay

enry Red Cloud, like so many Oglalla Sioux young men, left the reservation to work in construction. When he returned home in 2002, he needed a job, and also wanted to make a difference. He attended a solar energy workshop … Continue reading

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Cameco to resume radioactive waste shipment via The Journal

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has concluded that Wyoming-based Cameco-Power Resources has fixed its shipping problems that led to radioactive spills south of Blanding, Utah, and can resume shipments of barium sulfate to waste storage facilities. However, the White … Continue reading

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Last Columbus Day, a group of Native Americans staged a small news conference at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, bearing signs denouncing a nuclear waste disposal site 90 miles away at Yucca Mountain. Among the speakers was Tom Goldtooth of … Continue reading

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In the Grand Canyon, uranium mining threatens a tribe’s survival via The Guardian

[…] “The water talks to us, it has a voice you can hear all the time. We drink it, we depend on it. If it gets poisoned we are finished,” he said. Tilousi is vice-chairman of the Havasupai Native Americans, a … Continue reading

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Russell Jim honored for lifetime of work on nuclear waste via Yakima Herald

For decades, Russell Jim has worked to remedy Hanford’s legacy of nuclear waste. Over the years, it has taken him to a mine atop Hanford’s Gable Mountain, the halls of Congress and to Yakama Nation tribal meetings in Toppenish. In … Continue reading

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Protect the Colorado Plateau from Uranium Poisoning via Grand Canyon Trust

Uranium mining and milling on the Colorado Plateau have left a toxic legacy. Today, you can help protect our communities, lands, and waters from toxic and radioactive uranium poisoning. Please raise your voice to protect the Grand Canyon and Colorado … Continue reading

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