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Virtual event brings together people impacted by U.S. nuclear legacy via The Fig Tree

For the virtual Washington-Marshall Islands Nuclear Remembrance Week March 15 to 20, organizers gathered many groups affected by U.S. nuclear testing in the Marshall Islands from 1946 to 1958, and survivors of other bombings and test sites, people impacted by … Continue reading

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Russell Jim honored for lifetime of work on nuclear waste via Yakima Herald

For decades, Russell Jim has worked to remedy Hanford’s legacy of nuclear waste. Over the years, it has taken him to a mine atop Hanford’s Gable Mountain, the halls of Congress and to Yakama Nation tribal meetings in Toppenish. In … Continue reading

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American Chernobyl via Intercontinental Cry

Nuclear waste has been leaking into the Columbia River for my entire life, and I recently turned 60. So when I read the BBC News story about new leaks from radioactive waste tanks on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, I wondered … Continue reading

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