Tag Archives: the Cold War

New U.S. law requires probe of Marshall Islands nuclear dump threatened by rising seas via Los Angeles Times

By SUSANNE RUST Congress is demanding that the Department of Energy investigate an aging, cracking U.S. nuclear waste dump threatened by climate change and rising seas in the Marshall Islands. As part of the new National Defense Authorization Act, signed last week … Continue reading

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Cold War Patriots: Former test site workers gather, remember our nuclear weapons industry via Las Vegas News

by Jeff Gillan LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — They are older now, but what they did in the ’50s, ’60s, ’70s, and up to the 2000s was kept our nuclear deterrent strong. These old pals reunited today at the National Atomic Testing Museum … Continue reading

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Locals fear radiation spikes as Moscow plans road across nuclear waste dump: ‘Everything is very bad’ via Independent

Greenpeace claims radiation levels at the site are already many times above natural levels – and higher than the levels now seen in the Chernobyl exclusion zone Oliver Carroll Up a small hill from the Moskvorechye commuter station in southeastern Moscow, there … Continue reading

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Live tweet of Denmark’s worst nuclear accident ahead of new film via Cineuropa

Denmark’s worst nuclear accident of all time – the 21 January 1968 crash during the Cold War of a US Air Force B-52G bomber carrying four 1.1-megaton atomic bombs, near the Thule Air Base in Greenland – was yesterday revived … Continue reading

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