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Former McDonnell Douglas workers, residents file suit over radiation exposure via St. Louis Public Radio

Three former aircraft workers and seven north St. Louis County residents who say they were exposed to radioactive waste stored near Lambert Airport after World War II, have filed a federal lawsuit against Mallinckrodt and the Cotter Corporation. They hope … Continue reading

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Report underlines recent worker hazards at old weapons plants via The Center for Public Integrity

Federal health investigators found serious problems when they inspected a former uranium enrichment plant being dismantled in Ohio The toxic morass that was America’s nuclear weapons complex is no secret. Hazardous conditions in places like the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant  … Continue reading

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Decades After Nuclear Test, U.S. Studies Cancer Fallout via The Wall Street Journal

Examination Will Probe Radiation Exposure Near 1945 Trinity Blast in New Mexico TULAROSA, N.M.—Nearly 70 years after the U.S. conducted the world’s first atomic-bomb test here in the New Mexico desert, federal researchers are slated to visit the state this … Continue reading

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