Tag Archives: Nevada Test Site

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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‘Downwinders’ aftermath still a reality today in Iron County via Iron County Today

By Craig Bennett Iron County Today The bombs had names such as Morgan, Charleston and “Dirty Harry.” They appeared as flashes in the sky that looked faraway but were close enough to Southern Utah to cause damage that is still … Continue reading

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Nevada has been blasted enough via Las Vegas Sun

Judy Treichel “It’s not like we’re asking you to accept nuclear bomb testing again.” This is a statement I have heard several times over the past 30 years, both from people working for the Department of Energy and the commercial … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Is Playing a Dangerous Game of Nuclear Poker via Time

By W.J. HENNIGAN  February 1, 2018 Since 1993, the Department of Energy has had to be ready to conduct a nuclear test within two to three years if ordered by the President. Late last year, the Trump Administration ordered the department … Continue reading

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Veteran recalls nuclear test via the Jackson County Floridian

Local Army veteran Jim Roberts, 87, didn’t know enough to be particularly afraid when he was plucked from his base in Fort Jackson to join an experimental mission in Nevada 64 years ago. He was just 23 years old back … Continue reading

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Utah exhibit shows nuclear testing’s downwind effects via Seattle Times

By Brady McCombs SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A collection of photos, stories and maps showing the downwind effects from nuclear testing done in Nevada in the 1950s and ’60s opened this week at a University of Utah library. The … Continue reading

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My view: Depleted uranium should not be Utah’s problem to solve alone via Deseret News

By Ashley Soltysiak Utah will soon face a huge decision — whether or not to allow the disposal of depleted uranium (DU), an extremely long-lived nuclear waste, at EnergySolutions’ facility in our West Desert. But here’s the question that state … Continue reading

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DOE probes worker radiation exposure at test site via Las Vegas Review-Journal

By STEVE TETREAULT REVIEW-JOURNAL WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON — The Department of Energy has launched investigations into two incidents over the past year where workers at the Nevada National Security Site were exposed to potential contamination while conducting nuclear weapons activities. … Continue reading

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【Event】Third Annual Remembrance Day for Downwinders via Utah Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Monday, January 27, 2014, 7:00-8:30 pm, Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 E 3300 S, SLC Third Annual Day of Remembrance for Downwinders. An Interfaith Service honoring Downwinders. Janurary 27th will mark the 63rd anniversary of the first nuclear weapons test … Continue reading

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