Tag Archives: Plutopia

Hanford, Not Fukushima, is the Big Radiological Threat to the West Coast via Counter Punch

[…] Hanford, on the Columbia River in Eastern Washington State, is the site where the United States produced the majority of its plutonium for nuclear weapons during the Cold War. These tens of thousands of American nuclear weapons were built … Continue reading

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New Book Studies Atomic Cities Of Richland, Wash. And Ozersk, Russia via Northwest Public Radio

In southeast Washington, and in southern Russia there are two atomic cities a world apart but with surprising similarities. The new book “Plutopia” studies the cities of Richland, Washington and Ozersk, Russia. Both places made plutonium for nuclear bombs. And … Continue reading

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【event】In the Shadow of Plutopia: Living Downwind and Downstream from the World’s First Plutonium Plants via ourhanfordhistory.org

Kate Brown, author Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters Friday, October 25, 2013 7 p.m.–9 p.m. Washington State University Tri-Cities East Auditorium [ourhanfordhistory.org ] 
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A people’s truth via Aeon

The vast Hanford nuclear site was supposedly safe for its neighbours. Now they are fighting the experts for their story to be told Kate Brown 03 December 2012 Tom Bailie grew up on a dryland farm in Mesa, Washington, just … Continue reading

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