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Rosen Co-Sponsors Legislation to Support Nevadans Harmed by Radiation During Cold War via Jacky Rosen

Friday, June 18, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen announced her co-sponsorship of the Downwinders Parity Act, legislation that would extend eligibility for compensation due to sickness caused by radiation exposure from nuclear testing at the Nevada National Security Site … Continue reading

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75 Years Later, Victims of Nuclear Bomb Tests on U.S. Soil Still Seek Justice via TruthOut

BY Satya Vatti, Globetrotter / Independent Media Institute “They thought the world was coming to an end,” Genoveva Peralta Purcella explains. On July 16, 1945, the first-ever nuclear bomb was tested in New Mexico, in the Southwestern United States. The detonation was … Continue reading

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DOE Was Shipping Potentially Dangerous Nuclear Waste To Nevada Site For Years via Huff Post

The U.S. Department of Energy shipped potentially dangerous nuclear material incorrectly labeled as low-level radioactive waste into Nevada for several years, the state’s governor announced. A statement from Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak (D) on Wednesday said the department sent a total … Continue reading

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Secret Plutonium Shipment via Fairewinds Energy Education

By Sue Prent Lately, Americans are experiencing an unprecedented volume of top-down lies emanating from the White House and its circle of acolytes like Energy Secretary Rick Perry. This steady drip of obvious misinformation often renders us somewhat deaf to … Continue reading

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Radioactive Dump That Burned in Nevada Had Past Troubles via The New York Times

Nevada now has ownership and oversight of the property, which opened in 1962 near Beatty as the nation’s first federally licensed low-level radioactive waste dump and closed in 1992. State officials said this week they didn’t immediately know what blew … Continue reading

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Republicans launch new ad in Nevada via Washington Examiner

The National Republican Senatorial Committee unveiled a new televised ad targeting Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto, a candidate for the U.S. Senate from Nevada. The ad will begin airing in the Las Vegas and Reno media markets next week. The TV-spot … Continue reading

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[VIDEO] Watch a U.S. Air Force F-15E drop a dummy Nuclear Bomb on Nevada range during a test via The Aviationist

Between Jun. 29 and Jul. 1, the Air Force Nuclear Weapons center tested a (dummy) B61 nuke weapon on the Nevada Test and Training Range to the northwest of Las Vegas. It was the first development flight test of the … Continue reading

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US Air Force drops (expensive) mock nuclear bomb in Nevada via RT

The United States Air Force is taking steps to update the Cold War-era B61 nuclear bomb to Mod 12 ‒ or twelfth iteration ‒ completing tests with a mock up version of the weapon in Nevada’s Great Basin Desert. The … Continue reading

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August Special via NHK World

Each August, Japan commemorates the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. NHK WORLD TV, which hopes for a world free of nuclear weapons, brings you the following special programs. Downwinders After World War II, the United States conducted nearly 1,000 … Continue reading

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The D.C. Circuit Goes Nuclear via The Weekly Standard

[…]In a case titled In re Aiken County, the court took the extraordinary step of ordering the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to continue reviewing the Energy Department’s proposal for a federal nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. I say “extraordinary” … Continue reading

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